1 dead, 1 injured in crash involving 2 motorcycles
MIDDLETOWN, KY (WAVE) - Two motorcycles were involved in a crash on the Gene Snyder (I-265) that left one person dead and another injured.
The crash happened around 11:30 p.m. Thursday on I-265 North (East) just past Shelbyville Road in Middletown.
Police said the one of the motorcyclists ran into the back of the other motorcyclist which caused both drivers to be thrown from their motorcycles.
The motorcyclist who hit the back of the other motorcycle was pronounced dead at the scene, according to LMPD. The other motorcyclist was rushed to University Hospital with serious injuries.
The man who died in the crash was identified as Brandon Rudder, 33.
Lanes on I-265 North (East) were shut down while crews investigated and cleared the crash site.
Traffic was being rerouted onto Shelbyville Road at exit 27.
The LMPD Traffic Unit is investigating the cause of the crash.
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