One person killed in crash on Taylorsville Road

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A Lexington man was killed and two others were injured in a head-on crash early August 4 which happened about 8 a.m. on Taylorsville Road near Eastwood Fisherville Road.

According to LMPD spokesman Dwight Mitchell, the driver of a Pontiac traveling east on Taylorsville Road apparently crossed the center line and hit an SUV head-on. That driver has been identiofied as 24-year-old Steven W. Mathews.

"As a result of this collision, the driver of the gray Pontiac that was going eastbound received fatal injuries and was pronounced dead on the scene," Mitchell said.

Police say the SUV flipped a couple of times before coming to rest. Two people in the SUV were taken to University Hospital. No word yet on the extent of their injuries.

The road was closed for several hours while police cleared the scene.

It wasn't immediately clear what caused the crash. Police are investigating.

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