Knox, no address given, of Boss Drive, Baton Rouge, was fatally injured after he tried to avoid a collision with a car at 4000 Delaware Street and Winbourne Avenue, according to a Police Department news release.

The crash was reported to police at 8:28 p.m. Friday, the release says.

Knox was traveling west on Winbourne Avenue in the right lane when a 2009 Corolla traveling south past a stop sign on Delaware Street drove into traffic, the release says.

Knox tried to avoid the car by putting his motorcycle on the ground, the release said.

Knox then fell off and hit his head on the driver's side wheel of the car, Smith said.

Knox was pronounced dead at the scene, the release says.

The fatal crash is still under investigation, the release says.