Posted: Apr 23, 2010 1:44 PM
A deadly motorcycle crash shut down part of the Watterson Expressway in Louisville Friday morning.
The accident happened around 2:45 a.m. where the Watterson intersects with I-65. Witnesses say a motorcycle rider appeared to be speeding when he slammed into a construction sign. The motorcycle burst into flames. Officials say the victim was declared dead at the scene.
Police have not released the victim's name.
The interstate was closed for about four hours. It reopened around 6:30 a.m.