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Motorcycle rider dead after Sunday evening crash

(Source: McCracken Co. Sheriff's Department) (Source: McCracken Co. Sheriff's Department)

A motorcycle rider involved in a Sunday night crash on Cairo Road has died, according to the McCracken County Sheriff's Department.

The rider, whose name has not been released pending an investigation, was taken to the hospital Sunday evening.

When authorities responded to the scene around 6:45 p.m., it was determined that the motorcycle had going south on Cairo Road from Woodville Road when it left the roadway on a curve. The driver was then thrown from the bike.

The investigation is ongoing and additional information will be released as soon as possible, the sheriff's department said.

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