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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville Metro Police say a man was killed after a crash that involved a motorcycle.

Authorities say on Sunday around 7:30 a.m., officers with LMPD's 3rd Division responded to a call about a crash on 3rd Street Road near West Manslick Road.

Police say a preliminary investigation shows that a man riding a motorcycle was traveling south on 3rd Street Road when he lost control, went off the road and landed in a ditch. The man suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to police, speed appears to have been a factor in the crash. The man's name has not been released.

LMPD's Traffic Unit is investigating the crash.

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