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One person dead after Friday morning crash on Poplar Level Road

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A man is dead after a crash on Poplar Level Road Friday morning.

According to Louisville Metro Police, the crash took place just before 9 a.m. on Poplar Level Road, near Eigelbach Avenue.

Police say the driver of a Ford Aerostar van heading southbound on Poplar Level Road tried to turn left onto Eigelbach Avenue, when it was hit by a Mercury passenger vehicle heading northbound on Poplar Level Road.

The driver of the Ford was thrown from the vehicle. He was transported to University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. His identity has not yet been released.

The driver of the Mercury passenger vehicle suffered only minor injuries and was taken to Norton Suburban Hospital.

The Louisville Metro Police Traffic Unit is investigating.

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