LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – A 21-year-old was killed when his car ran off the road and hit a tree in Nelson County Wednesday night, according to a release from the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office.

Cody Thompson of Elizabethtown was pronounced dead at the scene after his 1998 Ford Mustang ran off the road and hit several trees, police say.

The Boston Fire Department and Nelson County EMS responded to the scene at KY 733 and Wilson Creek Road.

The Nelson County Sheriff’s Department is investigating.

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