Motorcyclist killed in Watterson Expressway crash

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - It was an especially deadly day on Louisville roadways as two people died in two separate crashes.

A motorcyclist died after being hit by a car on the Watterson Expressway. It happened just before 7 p.m. near Dixie Highway and Cane Run Road.

The driver of the motorcycle and a passenger, as well as the driver of the car, were taken to University Hospital.

The motorcyclist later died. A name has not yet been released.

WAVE 3 heard an unofficial report that some think the crash may have been a road rage incident.

We asked police, who tell us they heard the same, but LMPD spokesman Dwight Mitchell said there is no evidence to indicate that it was. Police continue to investigate.

Another person died in a separate crash earlier Saturday on Dixie Highway.

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