Update: Victim identified in Hurstbourne Pkwy. fatal crash - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Update: Victim identified in Hurstbourne Pkwy. fatal crash

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LOUISVILLE, Ky.  (WDRB) --  Metro police say a traffic crash has killed one person and forced the closing of northbound Hurstbourne Parkway, north of Shelbyville Road, in eastern Louisville.

The accident happened about 9:40 p.m Saturday evening.

A driver of a southbound vehicle crossed a median into the northbound lanes and struck an embankment, a police spokesperson at the scene said.

The coroner identified the man as 59-year-old Clifford Hopkins of Louisville. The coroner says he died of natural causes, resulting in the crash.

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