Dawson Springs, Ky. (Caldwell County) – Kentucky State Police Post 2 in Madisonville was requested by the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Department around 8:57 P.M. on August 7, 2020, in reference to a vehicle striking a motorcycle. The collision occurred on KY-672 near Grove Cemetery.
Preliminary investigation revealed 30-year-old Dustin Brashear, of Nebo, Ky., was operating a 1993 Geo Tracker eastbound on KY-672, near Grove Cemetery. 54-year-old Ricky Pitt, of Princeton, Ky., was turning left onto KY-672 from Grove Cemetery on a 1999 Harley Davidson motorcycle. Mr. Pitt pulled onto KY-672 in front of Mr. Brashear, and the front of Mr. Brashear’s vehicle struck Mr. Pitts’ motorcycle.
Ricky Pitt was flown to Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Indiana, where he succumbed to his injuries sustained in the collision. Dustin Brashear was uninjured during the collision. The investigation is ongoing by Accident Reconstructionist Trooper Brian Graves.