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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Two people died after a motorcycle and pickup truck crashed in Elizabethtown.

Police say the crash happened in front of a Harbor Freight store on US 31 West, also known as Dixie Avenue, near Nalls Road in Elizabethtown around 4 p.m. Tuesday.

Det. Chris Denham, a spokesperson with the Elizabethtown Police Department, said a man and a woman on the motorcycle were killed in the crash. One died at the scene and the other was transported to a local hospital where they later died.

The driver of the pickup truck was not hurt in the crash.

The southbound lanes of US 31 West remain closed while police continue investigating the scene of the crash. Officials expect those lanes to stay closed for at least another hour.

The names of the victims haven't been released.

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