Man killed in motorcycle crash on Watterson Expressway ramp identified

Man killed in motorcycle crash on Watterson Expressway ramp identified

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A man died after a motorcycle crash in Louisville late Saturday night.

John Conner Barnett, 21, died of multiple blunt force trauma from the crash, according to the Jefferson County Coroner's Office.

The crash happened at 11:19 p.m. on the ramp leading from the Watterson Expressway east to I-64 east.

Barnett was taken to University of Louisville Hospital, where he died around 2 a.m. on Sunday.

A report from LMPD stated Barnett was passing a car at a high rate of speed and cut into the left lane. He then took the exit, ran off the road, lost control and ended up in another ramp leading from the Watterson westbound to I-64 east.

Barnett was not wearing a helmet, according to LMPD.

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