Pedestrian killed on Dixie Highway hours after fatal motorcycle - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Pedestrian killed on Dixie Highway hours after fatal motorcycle accident

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 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) A pedestrian was killed Tuesday night while crossing Dixie Highway in Pleasure Ridge Park.

It happened around 10:30 p.m. on Dixie Hwy. near Greenwood Road. That's where police say a female who appears to be in her 70s was trying to cross the street. The victim, who was not using the crosswalk, was struck by a passing car. She was taken to University Hospital where she later died.

The victim's identity was not immediately released.

A motorcyclist died a few hours earlier about five miles away, around 7 p.m., after colliding with a car at the intersection of Dixie Highway and Orell Road.

The victim's identity has not been released.

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