Seth Elkins, 20, of Liberty, died Saturday after his motorcycle hit a truck on Ky. 78 in Lincoln County.
Elkins was headed east, towards Stanford, and attempted to pass a vehicle, while headed into a curve, according to police. Elkins collided head-on with a west bound truck driven by Richard Godbey, 43, of Stanford.
Elkins died on the scene from his injuries, Lincoln Coroner Bill Demrow said. His passenger, Will Burkhart, of Middleburg, did not have to be transported to the hospital, police said.
Neither Godbey or his passengers, Tammy Godbey, 37, and Joshua Godbey, 12, were transported to the hospital, police said.
Stanford Police Department investigated the accident.