Motorcyclists killed in Hardin County crash identified

Motorcyclists killed in Hardin County crash identified
All southbound lanes of North Dixie Highway are shut down near Harbor Freight due to a fatal crash. (Source: Elizabethtown Police Department)

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (WAVE) - The motorcyclists killed in a Hardin County crash Tuesday afternoon have been identified.

According to Elizabethtown Police Department, the crash happened in the southbound lanes of US31/North Dixie Highway, in front of the newly opened Harbor Freight store just after 3 p.m.

When police arrived, they found the crash involved a pickup truck pulling a utility trailer and motorcycle.

The driver, Richard Mumford, 39, of Louisville was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Elizabethtown Police Department. Mumford’s passenger,Heather Abdel-Rahman, 39, of Elizabethtown, was taken to Hardin Memorial Hospital where she died from her injuries.

No one else was injured.

The Elizabethtown Police Department has identified the driver of the pickup truck as Arthur Dennis, 57, of Vine Grove.

Elizabethtown Police Department’s accident reconstruction team is still investigating the cause of the crash.

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