LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Officials have released the name of a man who died after a crash that happened on Wednesday morning in the area of I-265 South at I-64.

The victim was 72-year-old Stuart W. Pryse Sr., of Middletown, according to Deputy Coroner Eddie Robinson. Authorities say the cause of death was blunt force injuries.

Robinson says Pryce was rear-ended while he was traveling on I-265 South. The accident happened around 7:30 a.m.

He was taken to U of L's emergency room and pronounced dead at around 9 a.m.

An autopsy is scheduled to happen on Thursday.

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