Motorcycle driver killed in a Memorial Day accident identified

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - WAVE News has learned the identity of the driver killed in a crash at the intersection of Jackson and Jacob Streets.

The coroner tells us that 33 year-old Jay Kirchner was pronounced dead at the scene of multiple blunt force injuries suffered just before 5 p.m. on Memorial Day.

According to LMPD, the motorcyclist was traveling northbound on Jackson Street when he was struck by a brown Chevrolet Camaro, who was traveling eastbound on Jacob Street. Police say the driver was knocked off his motorcycle and died instantly. It is unclear if the driver was wearing his helmet.

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