1 killed in vehicle vs. moped crash

1 killed in vehicle vs. moped crash
The man on the moped was identified as Dexter Slaughter, 61, of Murray, Ky.

CALLOWAY COUNTY, Ky. (KFVS) - A deadly crash in Calloway County, Kentucky affected traffic around 10:41 p.m. on Aug. 11.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, both southbound lanes of U.S. Highway 641 North were closed between Highway 464 and Flint Road.

Officials said Rodney Harness, 43 of Paducah, was driving south on the roadway when he failed to see a moped going the same direction and hit it.

A vehicle vs. moped crash killed 1 person (Source: Calloway County Sheriff's Office)
A vehicle vs. moped crash killed 1 person (Source: Calloway County Sheriff's Office) (Source: Calloway County Sheriff's Office)

The man on the moped was identified as Dexter Slaughter, 61, of Murray, Ky.

Slaughter was pronounced dead at the scene.

The incident is being investigated by Deputy Corey Keene. He was assisted at the scene by Murray-Calloway County EMS, the Calloway County Coroner and Calloway County Fire-Rescue.

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