LMPD investigating fatal motorcycle wreck in downtown Louisville - WDRB 41 Louisville News

LMPD investigating fatal motorcycle wreck in downtown Louisville

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville Metro Police are investigating after a man was killed in a motorcycle wreck in downtown Louisville.

LMPD says the man in his 20s wrecked around 12:30 a.m. Friday on Chestnut Street, near East Muhammad Ali Boulevard.

Investigators say the man was traveling north on Chestnut Street at a high rate of speed when he lost control and crashed into a fence. Police say family members in a separate vehicle were driving behind him when the crash happened.

They took him to University Hospital where he died. LMPD says he was not wearing a helmet.

Police have not said if drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash.

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