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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Two people are dead after a single-vehicle crash that happened early Sunday morning.

Louisville Metro Police say the crash happened in the area of Eastern Parkway and South Preston Street.

A call was received Sunday just after 4 a.m.

Police say the driver was traveling west at a high rate of speed on Eastern Parkway when the vehicle went off the road and hit a tree. A male driver and female passenger were pronounced dead at the scene.

The names of the victims have not been released.

No one else was hurt.
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