A Meade County resident was killed after a two vehicle accident Monday (8/7) afternoon near Buck Grove.
According to the Meade County Sheriff’s Department, the accident happened around 4:20 pm along Kentucky 313 near Ditto Lane.
A 2016 Honda motorcycle driven by 27 year-old William Johnson of Meade County was being operated north bound on Kentucky 313. According to witnesses Johnson attempted to pass multiple vehicles by going north in the south bound lane. A south bound 2006 Chrysler passenger car driven by 20 year-old Michael Cottrell attempted to avoid Johnson after he pulled into his path. The two vehicles struck head on.
Johnson was ejected from the motorcycle. Johnson was airlifted to University of Louisville Hospital were he was pronounced dead at the hospital. Cottrell refused medical treatment at the scene.