A Louisville man died in a motorcycle wreck in Owsley County Thursday afternoon, according to Kentucky State Police.
The initial investigation indicates William L. Atherton, 67, was driving west on KY 30 on a 2015 Harley Davidson when he lost control and hit an embankment, according to a news release.
Atherton and a passenger, 65-year-old Julia Atherton, were thrown from the motorcycle.
William Atherton died at Baptist Health in Richmond after being flown from the wreck site, police said.
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Julia Atherton is listed in stable condition at the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital, according to state police.