- Associated Press - Friday, May 8, 2015

DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky State Police say a motorcyclist has died in a crash with a fire department vehicle on a run in central Kentucky.

Police say a sport utility vehicle from the Danville Fire Department was responding to a vehicle fire south of Danville. Police say as the SUV entered an intersection, the motorcycle hit the passenger’s side of the SUV.

The motorcycle driver was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger on the motorcycle was airlifted to University of Kentucky Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

Two other vehicles were involved in a collision as the fire department vehicle came to a stop near the intersection.

Police said the SUV had its emergency equipment activated at the time of the crash Friday morning, and both people on the motorcycle were wearing helmets.

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