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Driver killed in Algonquin crash identified

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Police said the SUV was traveling at a high rate of speed when it hit a pole and a tree. Police said the SUV was traveling at a high rate of speed when it hit a pole and a tree.
Marlene Beckham was the only person in the SUV. Marlene Beckham was the only person in the SUV.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – The driver killed when her SUV slammed into a pole and a tree Tuesday morning has been identified.

A spokesperson for the Jefferson County Coroner's Office said Marlene Beckham, 30, did not appear to have been wearing a seat belt when the SUV crashed just after 7 a.m. in the 800 block of Algonquin Parkway.  Police said the SUV was traveling at a high rate of speed and that there was no indication Beckham hit the brakes or swerved to avoid the crash.

Beckham was the only person in the SUV.

Algonquin Parkway was closed in the area for several hours while police investigated and crews cleaned up the wreckage.

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