Victim ID’d, man charged with murder, DUI in early morning crash

Victim ID’d, man charged with murder, DUI in early morning crash
Jacob Clayton (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A Louisville man is charged with murder after an early morning wreck on the Watterson Expressway.

Police say Jacob Clayton was traveling westbound on I-264 near Taylor Boulevard, when he swerved to miss a stopping vehicle in front of him. He ran off the right shoulder and hit a disabled car on the side of the road.

A man sitting in the front of the disabled vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. The Jefferson County Coroner’s office identified him as LaDavid Al Juawn Delorch, 35, of Louisville.

Clayton’s arrest slip says he was administered a field sobriety test and breathalyzer. According to the slip, his blood alcohol was .13.

According to police, Clayton remained at the scene. He was arrested on charges of Murder, 1st degree DUI and No Insurance.

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