Motorcyclist dies after hitting embankment

One man is dead following a motorcycle accident in Adair County.

The accident happened shortly before noon Saturday on Holmes Bend Road about six miles north of Columbia, according to a news release from Kentucky State Police.

John F. Bush, 54, of Columbia, was traveling west on a 1981 Honda Goldwing motorcycle, when he failed to properly negotiate a curve, left the road and struck an embankment. He died at the scene, police said.