Calvert City man dies in motorcycle crash

PADUCAH -- A Calvert City man was killed Sunday night after wrecking his motorcycle on the U.S. 60 Beltline overpass.

Witnesses said Chase T. Hansen, 24, was riding a 2018 Yamaha motorcycle when he went to pass a vehicle in the right lane. The driver of the vehicle said Hansen appeared to lose control and struck the curb with his front tire. He was thrown from his motorcycle over the guardrail.

McCracken County Coroner Amanda Melton pronounced him dead at the scene.

The Beltline was reduced to one lane of traffic for more than two ours while the Paducah Police Department Collision Reconstruction Team investigated the crash.