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.
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.
Tuesday, April 20 2010 11:21 PM EDT2010-04-21 03:21:00 GMT
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