Paducah teen dies after motorcycle crash


Web Editor - Ryan Burkett

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. - A Paducah teenager is dead following a motorcycle crash Tuesday night.

McCracken County Sheriff's deputies say 18-year-old Kaleb Thompson was rounding a curve in the 6500 block of New Hope Church Road around 9:30 p.m. The Harley Davidson he was riding slid off the road and hit a utility pole.

Police say Thompson was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

Investigators closed New Hope Church Road for close to an hour-and-a-half.