Victim identified after Tuesday morning fatal crash at I-265 and - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Victim identified after Tuesday morning fatal crash at I-265 and I-65

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- One person was killed in a crash early this morning on Interstate-265 at Interstate 65. 

Louisville Metro Police spokesman Dwight Mitchell says it happened around 5:15 a.m.

The victim,  46-year-old Ricky Paul, died at the scene of multiple blunt force injuries at 5:24 a.m.

According to Mitchell, Paul was ejected from his Chevy truck after slamming into a guardrail. Police say he was not wearing a seat belt. 

The Louisville Metro Police Traffic Unit is investigating. Traffic is being detoured on to Preston Highway.

The road reopened around 8:30 a.m.

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