Motorcyclist killed in head-on crash on South Nashville street

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A motorcyclist was killed Friday morning in a crash in South Nashville.

It happened in the 200 block of East Ridge Drive off Willard Drive around 7:15 a.m.

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Metro police told News 2 the rider, identified as 29-year-old Jose Armando Chavez Landaverde, was traveling east on Willard Drive, traveled into the westbound lane and went down on its left side.

A westbound Ford Expedition collided with the motorcycle. Police say Landaverde died at the scene and Davenport was not injured.

Officers told News 2 Landaverde and his brother were riding their motorcycles together with some friends when the crash occurred.

No additional information was released and the investigation is ongoing.