One dead, one critical in Allen County wreck

SCOTTSVILLE, Ky. – One person is dead following a wreck involving a motorcycle and a truck.

The wreck occurred between 2 and 3 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of U.S. 231 and Halfway-Halifax Road, Kentucky State Police Trooper Daniel Priddy said.

The preliminary investigation shows Charles Wagoner, 77, of Scottsville was operating 2018 GMC pickup hauling a pontoon boat on Halfway Halifax Road near the intersection of U.S. 231, according to a release from KSP.

Wagoner attempted to merge on to the southbound lane of U.S. 231 and entered into the path of Brandon Harrison, 25, who was operating a 2009 Kawasaki motorcycle northbound, according to the release. Harrison’s vehicle struck the driver’s side of the pontoon boat in tow.

Harrison was pronounced deceased on scene by the Allen County Coroner. A passenger on Harrison’s motorcycle, 22 year-old Kayleigh Harrison, of Scottsville, was taken to TriStar Skyline Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn. where she is in critical condition. No other injuries were reported in the collision.

The investigation is ongoing.