LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A man changing a tire on Interstate 65 is hit and killed by a passing 18-wheeler.

It happened just before midnight Monday on Interstate 65 north near the Grade Lane exit.

Louisville Metro Police spokesman Dwight Mitchell tells WDRB that the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Accident investigators will continue to look at what happened. The man's identity has not been released.

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