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Fatal accident on I-265 and Bardstown Road

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A fatal accident has occurred on I-265 and Bardstown Road according to Metrosafe.

According to police, the accident happened around 9:30 and involved a Chevy Cavalier and a semi truck. Police said the man driving the Chevy was exiting the Bardstown Road exit and crashed into the tractor trailer.

The Chevy got trapped under the semi, was dragged for a short distance and was then engulfed in flames.

LMPD said the driver of the Chevy was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger was in that vehicle and only suffered minor injuries. The truck driver is also doing fine.

One lane of traffic is open and LMPD's traffic unit is investigating.

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