Identity of woman killed after crashing into house released

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A woman who died after crashing her SUV into a home in eastern Louisville Thursday has been identified.

Michelle Parker, 23, who lived in the 11000 block of Queen Ann Court, was pronounced dead at the scene after crashing her SUV into a home at 4121 Northumberland Court in Worthington Hills around 7:15 p.m. on June 2.

There was one person was inside the home at the time of the accident, but they weren't hurt.

Police were investigating to see if a medical condition might have caused Parker to crash.

"If you look at the damage to the building, it's very apparent that she was driving at a high rate of speed," said LMPD spokeswoman Alicia Smiley. "But exactly what she was doing or what caused that - we just don't know at this point."

LG&E crews were called to the scene to shut off the utilities to the home so the SUV could be removed safely.

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