1 dead in Perry County crash - WDRB 41 Louisville News

1 dead in Perry County crash

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LOUISVILLE, KY. (WDRB) -- One man is dead after a horrific crash on Sunday. Police say it happened 12:41 p.m. in Perry County on I-64.

Police say the driver of a teal blue 2012 Nissan traveling east, near the 79 mile marker lost control of the vehicle and crashed.

Witnesses say the driver was traveling at a high rate of speed and passed numerous vehicles. The driver of the Nissan lost control of the car, hit an embankment and hit the overpass for ST 37. After hitting the overpass, the driver, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected from the car. The car rolled down the embankment and landed on top of the driver and caught fire.

The eastbound lanes of I-64 were closed for more than an hour while emergency crews processed and cleaned up the scene.

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