LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Authorities have released the name of a motorcyclist who died in an accident involving a pedestrian Friday night on Bardstown Road.
The victim was 36-year-old Edward Holt, according to the Jefferson County Coroner's Office. Holt's official cause of death was multiple blunt force injuries.
The accident happened around 11:20 p.m. Friday in the 4500 block of Bardstown Road, near Havenview Drive. According to a Louisville Metro Police Department spokesperson, Holt and another motorcyclist were riding northbound on the road when a pedestrian tried crossing Bardstown "in a poorly lit section of the roadway and not in a crosswalk."
Holt struck the pedestrian, which also caused him to collide with the other motorcyclist. Holt and the pedestrian were transported to University Hospital, where the 36-year-old died from his injuries just after 2:30 a.m. Saturday.
As of Saturday afternoon, the pedestrian remains at the hospital in critical condition, police said.
LMPD's Traffic Unit is investigating the crash.
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