Scott County

Contract worker at Toyota dies when motorcycle and SUV crash near plant

A Laurel County man died late Thursday night in a crash near the Toyota plant in Georgetown, Scott County Coroner John Goble said.

Robert Griffin Jr., 33, of London was pronounced dead at the scene at Toyota Gate 7 on Cherry Blossom Way, Goble said.

The crash was between a motorcycle operated by Griffin and a Cadillac Escalade. Griffin was on his way to his meal break from Toyota when the crash happened, Goble said.

Griffin, who was married and the father of twins, was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, which happened shortly before 10:30 p.m. Thursday.

Griffin was employed by Kelly Services, which supplies contract workers to Toyota, Goble said.

Funeral arrangements are being handled by London Funeral home in London.