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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A man died after his vehicle hit a tree on Dixie Highway Friday night.

Police said they believe the driver was southbound on Dixie Highway around 7:30 p.m., when he left the roadway for an unknown reason, struck a tree and rotated in a ditch, according to a news release. 

The Pleasure Ridge Park Fire Department and EMS responded to the scene near Katherine Station Road, where the driver was pronounced dead.

As of 8 p.m., Dixie Highway remained open with lane restrictions while police investigate.

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