LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The Louisville Metro Police Traffic Unit is investigating a fatal crash that happened Tuesday evening.

At around 9 p.m., officers responded to a crash on I-71 South at the 7 mile marker, according to LMPD spokesperson Dwight Mitchell. He says one woman died as a result of the crash.

A preliminary investigation determined a vehicle was traveling south on I-71, when it hit another vehicle that was also going south on I-71. The collision caused one of the vehicles to spin out on the right shoulder of the highway.

Police say a passenger that was inside the vehicle that spun out was taken to Norton Brownsboro Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

The investigation into the crash is ongoing.

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