Coroner identifies man killed in west Louisville motorcycle accident

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by WHAS11

WHAS11.com

Posted on August 31, 2012 at 11:42 PM

Updated Saturday, Sep 1 at 6:00 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- The man killed in a motorcycle accident Friday night in the Chickasaw neighborhood has been identified.

The Jefferson County Coroner says 47-year-old Thomas Saunders was killed when his motorcycle collided with an SUV at Westchester Avenue and Southwestern Parkway.

Two motorcyclists were driving down Southwestern Parkway, at around 9 a.m. Friday, when police say Saunders collided with an SUV as it was crossing Southwestern Parkway on Westchester Avenue.

Police say Saunders did not appear to be wearing a helmet. Drugs and alcohol do not appear to be factors in this accident, according to police.

The driver of the SUV was taken to University Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.  No charges are expected to be filed.

 

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