Elizabethtown double fatal motorcycle crash 8-13-19

Authorities say the crash happened in front of a Harbor Freight store on US 31 West, also known as Dixie Avenue. (Photo courtesy of the Elizabethtown Police Department)

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (WDRB) -- Elizabethtown Police have identified two people who died in a crash involving a motorcycle and a pickup truck that happened Tuesday.

The two people killed were 39-year-old Richard Mumford, of Louisville, and 39-year-old Heather Abdel-Rahman, of Elizabethtown. Police say Mumford was operating the motorcycle, and Abdel-Rahman was a passenger on the motorcycle.

Authorities say the crash happened in front of a Harbor Freight store on US 31 West, also known as Dixie Avenue, near Nalls Road in Elizabethtown around 4 p.m.

Det. Chris Denham, a spokesperson with the Elizabethtown Police Department, says one person died at the scene, and the other person was transported to a local hospital where they later died.

The driver of the pickup truck was not hurt in the crash.

Police are continuing to investigate what caused the crash.

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