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.
Julia Atherton is listed in stable condition at the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital, according to state police.