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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A man was killed in an early-morning crash Monday morning in Bullitt County.

Deputies with the Bullitt County Sheriff's Office responded to the report of a man on the side of the roadway near the 121 mile marker, which is between Shepherdsville and Brooks, around 4:30 a.m., according to a news release. 

Investigators believe the man was driving a vehicle southbound on Interstate 65, "when it left the roadway into a densely wooded area." The driver, whose age and name is unknown, was ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene. A passenger in the car was transported to University of Louisville Hospital and is expected to survive.

The Bullitt County Sheriff's Office is investigating the crash. 

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