Teen dies in early morning crash

Posted By Alane Paulley - email

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A teenager was killed in a single-vehicle accident just before 3 a.m. Sunday. The Coroner's office identified the teen as 17-year-old Denzel Steward.

LMPD Spokesperson Phil Russell said that Steward lost control of his car at the intersection of Southwestern Parkway and Garland Avenue and struck a group of trees.

He was taken to University Hospital with where he was later pronounced dead.

Investigators weren't sure why the car to left the road.

This accident is still under investigation and anyone with any information can call the LMPD tip line at 574-LMPD.

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