LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – Police are investigating a fatal crash that claimed the life of a motorcyclist on Interstate 264 Sunday.

According to police, LMPD Fourth Division officers responded to I-264 westbound near Cane Run Road around 2 p.m. Upon arrival, officers say they located a Thunderbird that had stopped on the top of the ramp, straddling one of the lanes.

Police say a male operating the motorcycle was also headed westbound, lost control of the bike while trying to avoid the Thunderbird. He struck the read of the vehicle and was thrown from the bike. He was not wearing a helmet and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Thunderbird and three passengers inside the vehicle were unharmed.

LMPD says the investigation is ongoing.