Motorcyclist killed in crash on Dixie Highway identified by officials
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - The Jefferson County coroner released the identity of the motorcyclist killed in a crash on Dixie Highway Sunday night.
Louisville Metro police officers responded to a crash at Dixie Highway near Trent Avenue just before 8 p.m., LMPD spokeswoman Beth Ruoff said.
Investigators believe 39-year-old Derik Weyrauch was heading south on Dixie on his motorcycle when he rear-ended a sedan.
Weyrauch was critically injured and later died at the hospital, Ruoff said.
Officials said it appeared Weyrauch was not wearing a helmet when he crashed.
The driver of the other car stayed at the scene and were not hurt.
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