Louisville man faces charges after crashing bike

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By Linda Ireland

A Louisville man is facing charges after allegedly crashing a motorcycle while fleeing an officer.

Brian B. Baldwin, age unavailable, was operating a 2000 Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle about eight miles east of Hodgenville just before 6 p.m. Feb. 17.

According to CVE Officer Jason Morris, Baldwin was traveling at a high rate of speed (more than 120 miles per hour).

Morris activated his emergency equipment in an attempt to stop the bike. He caught up to him and observed him turning left onto Spring Loop Road.

According to the officer, Baldwin crashed as he made the turn and the bike landed on top of him.

According to Trooper Norman Chaffins, Morris pulled the bike off Baldwin, who requested EMS.

No further information is available.