Victim of fatal motorcycle accident identified

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Louisville Metro Police tell WAVE 3 that a motorcyclist died Saturday evening in the 1500 block of Belmar Drive.

The Jefferson County Coroners office has identified the victim as 22 year-old Matther Terry of the 1200 block of Wolfe Ave. He died of a blunt force injury to the head, and was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.

The crash happened around 8:00 Saturday evening.  LMPD 6th division officers received a call of an injury accident involving a motorcycle.  Preliminary investigation revealed that Terry was west bound on Belmar Drive when for some unknown reason he lost control of his motorcycle and struck a chain link fence on the side of a house.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. Funeral arrangements are still pending.

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