Glasgow, KY. (July 4th, 2021) – On July 4th, 2021 at approximately 12:45 a.m., Kentucky State Police Post 3, Bowling Green was requested by the Glasgow Police Department to investigate a fatal collision. The collision occurred near the 6600 block of Scottsville Road in Barren County. Troopers responded to the scene.
Preliminary investigation indicates that Glasgow Police Department responded to a physical domestic altercation on Grandview Avenue in Glasgow, Ky. Upon the officers’ arrival, a motorcycle being operated by 34 year-old Joshua Hartigan of Westmoreland, Tn, fled the scene. Glasgow Police Department Officers pursued the motorcycle as it left the scene of the domestic altercation traveling toward Scottsville Road. Near the 6600 block of Scottsville Road, Hartigan failed to negotiate a curve and his motorcycle exited the roadway. Hartigan was pronounced deceased by the Barren County Coroner. Hartigan was not wearing a helmet at the time of the collision.
The investigation continues and is being led by Trooper Bo Hubbard. He was assisted on the scene by Glasgow Police Department, Barren County Sheriff’s Office, Barren-Metcalfe EMS, and Barren County Coroner.
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