Garrard Co. motorcyclist dies in crash

A Paint Lick man died Monday in a motorcycle crash in Berea. Bruce E. Mounce, 56, was riding a 2005 Harley-Davidson motorcycle north on O'Possum Kingdom Road at about 2:15 p.m. when he lost control in a sharp curve and was thrown from the bike.

The motorcycle hit the side of a Pike Electric Company truck that was negotiating the same curve, and Mounce was pinned beneath the truck's left front tire.

He was pronounced dead at the scene, Kentucky State Police said.

Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the crash. Mounce was not wearing a helmet, state police said.