A 53-year-old Paoli man was struck and killed this afternoon at approximately 2:38 p.m. as the result of a car-motorcycle accident near Little York.

Ricky Cole of Paoli was pronounced dead at the scene.

Cole and another motorcyclist, Terry Miller, 55, of Glasgow, Kentucky, were stopped in the west bound lane of State Road 56 East waiting to turn left at the intersection of State Road 39.

A 1996 Subaru, driven by 24-year-old Ashely Ransom, 24, of Salem, was traveling westbound on State Road 39.

Ransom’s vehicle struck both motorcycles from the rear, ejecting both riders.

Miller was flown from the scene to the University of Louisville hospital.

After a 911 call, both Lt. Jim Strange, Capt Roger Newlon, and Deputy Tim Miller responded to the scene. The motor vehicle crash is still under investigation.

Also working on the accident scene were the Indiana State Police, Gibson Twp Fire Dept. Washington County EMS and the Washington county Coroner’s office.