The crash happened around 5:00 at the intersection of Highway 41 and Inglefield Road. Deputies say the motorcycle was stopped at a red light when it was hit behind by the oncoming vehicle, killing the driver instantly. The victim has been identified as 47-year-old Kenneth Pederson of Evansville.
The driver of the car, 55-year-old Jacob Deom, told deputies he was following Pederson home from work when he fell asleep behind the wheel. Deputies say drugs or alcohol do not appear to have been a factor in the crash.
Deputies say traffic in the area is moving again. We will bring you the latest information on this developing story as it becomes available.