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Autopsy: Drugs present in couple struck on bridge

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The accident happened on the Sherman Minton Bridge. The accident happened on the Sherman Minton Bridge.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – The woman who died after being hit by a car on a bridge had drugs in her system.

According to toxicology reports released Tuesday, Krista Hagendorn and Russell Sholl had high levels on Central Nervous System depressants in their systems when they were struck by a car.

On October 4 around 7:30 p.m., Hagedorn and her boyfriend of three weeks, Sholl, ran out of gas on Interstate 64 on the Sherman Minton Bridge.

[Previous story: Boyfriend of woman killed on Minton bridge recalls crash]

They had pulled over and were putting gas in the car when they were struck by a Chevy Malibu.

Hagedorn was transported to University of Louisville Hospital where she was pronounced dead. Sholl was also transported to the hospital where he was treated and released.

It is unclear whether the drugs were prescribed to the couple.

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