Crestwood man dies in motorcycle crash

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By Jacquelyn Stoess Hack

A Crestwood man died Wednesday evening when he crashed his motorcycle in Shelby County.

According to police, a 2006 Blue Yamaha Motorcycle traveling east on Aiken Road at 7:50 p.m. left the roadway and struck a roadsign near a curve. 

The driver, Steven A. Ball, 40, of Crestwood, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said Ball was wearing a helmet. 

According to police, excessive speed is a contributing factor to the crash. 

Kentucky State Police were assisted in the investigation by Shelby County EMS, Simpsonville Fire Department and Shelby County Coroner’s Office.