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Owensboro Police Identify Motorcyclist Involved in Fatal Collison

A motorcyclist is now dead after a crash Saturday afternoon in Owensboro, according to the Owensboro Police Department.

Posted: Nov 21, 2021 10:42 AM
Updated: Nov 22, 2021 2:15 PM

The motorcyclist involved in the fatal collison over the weekend has now been identified as 37 year-old Donnie Pitman of Owensboro.

On Saturday, November 20th, 2021 at approximately at 3:27 p.m. Owensboro Police responded to a collision in the 1700 block of Virginia Court between a motorcycle and a parked vehicle. Donnie Pitman was transported to Owensboro Health Regional Hospital where he died several hours later.

The Owensboro Police Department Accident Reconstruction Team is investigating this crash.

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