LMPD investigating fatal crash on Outer Loop - WDRB 41 Louisville News

LMPD investigating fatal crash on Outer Loop

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville Metro Police are investigating a fatal crash that happened along the Outer Loop, near Grade Lane.

LMPD spokesperson Dwight Mitchell says officers went to the scene around 11 a.m. Wednesday. The crash involved a car and motorcycle, according to Mitchell.

Police say a preliminary investigation shows that a person driving a Chevy Impala was traveling west on Outer Loop and was trying to turn left into the UPS Hub. Investigators say the driver did not yield and crashed into a motorcyclist who was heading east on Outer Loop.

Officials say the motorcyclist, who was a white male, was taken to University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Authorities have not released the victim's name.

Police say there are no charges against the driver at this time.

LMPD's Traffic Unit is investigating the incident.

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