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1 dead after car goes off interstate embankment

FLOYD COUNTY, IN (WAVE) – Authorities in southern Indiana said one person has been killed in a single vehicle crash in Floyd County.

According to Indiana State Police in Sellersburg, a Ford Taurus was going west on the Lee Hamilton Expressway (I-265) at a high rate of speed. Near the ramp to I-64 west the car went off the embankment.

State police say the driver, the only person in the car, was taken by air ambulance to University Hospital in Louisville where they were pronounced dead. That person's name has not been released.

While ISP said the investigation is in its early stages, troopers have said the driver was not wearing a seat belt.

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