LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Authorities have identified a motorcyclist who was killed in a crash on Fern Valley Road on Tuesday morning.

That man has been identified as 45-year-old Troy Blanton.

It happened at about 3:00 a.m. Tuesday on Fern Valley Road at Jefferson Boulevard, between Preston Highway and Shepherdsville Road.

Police say Blanton was going east on Fern Valley when he lost control of the motorcycle and hit a curb. He died at the scene.

Investigators say speed may have been a factor in the crash.

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