Shelby Co. Sheriff's Dept. says 1 person dead in crash on KY-53, - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Shelby Co. Sheriff's Dept. says 1 person dead in crash on KY-53, road closed temporarily

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The driver of a seafood truck has died after a crash on KY-53 in Shelby County, according to the Shelby County Sheriff's Department. 

Detective Jason Rice says the box truck apparently left the road and hit a tree around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. 

Witnesses said the truck appeared to drift off the right side of the pavement, travel another 150 feet and hit the tree, Rice said.

The Sheriff's Department is investigating the crash and say KY-53 will be closed until the investigation is complete.

Police have not released the identity of the driver. 

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