Louisville motorcyclist killed in deadly crash on I-71 North identified

I-71 North closed due to critical injury accident
I-71 North closed due to critical injury accident(TRIMARC)
Published: Mar. 23, 2023 at 7:07 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - The Jefferson County coroner released the identity of the man killed in a crash on I-71 North Thursday evening.

Around 6:15 p.m., officers were called to respond to a report of a deadly crash involving a motorcyclist on I-71 North near the Watterson Expressway.

Early investigation revealed a motorcyclist traveling with a group of other cyclists lost control of the bike when they came to a curve in the roadway.

The coroner confirmed 35-year-old Cody Toler of Louisville died from blunt force injuries.

Louisville Metro spokeswoman Alicia Smiley said Toler was wearing a helmet.

No other vehicles were involved in the crash, and several cyclists remained at the scene.

LMPD’s Traffic Unit is handling the investigation.