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A motorcycle crash has claimed a mans life in Pike Co.

A man died in a motorcycle crash on Ky. 197 in Elkhorn Creek, according to release by the Kentucky State Police.

Christopher Prater, 29, of Ashcamp, Ky., was traveling north of Ky. 197 when he lost control of a 2005 Yamaha motorcycle in a curve and struck a tree. Prater was not wearing helmet at the time of the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene by Pike County Deputy Coroner.

Kentucky State Police are continuing to investigate.

Filed under: Pike Co. | Car Accidents | Police investigate


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