Deadly Crash In Rockcastle


ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Kentucky State Police say two people have died following a crash in Rockcastle County.

Reportedly the wreck happened on US 150 at about 12:30p.m. Saturday afternoon.

KSP says a Chevy Silverado was heading westbound carrying an empty utility trailer, when the trailer became detached from the truck and went into eastbound lanes.

Reportedly Nathaniel Gilkerson, 24, of Carlisle, KY and Gayle Liver, 69, of Carlisle, KY were driving separate motorcycles when both collided head-on with the utility trailer.

Gilkerson, who was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, was pronounced dead on scene.

KSP says Liver was flown to the hospital where he is in critical condition. Liver’s passenger, Ann D. Liver, 65, of Carlisle, KY was pronounced dead at the scene by the Rockcastle County Coroner’s Office. Reportedly Liver was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

KSP was on scene for hours, and the road was shut down while investigators worked the scene.