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Driver hit, killed while servicing disabled car identified

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A man who stopped to change his tire was killed after he was hit by a semi.

According to Louisville Metro police, the accident happened just after midnight Tuesday in the northbound lanes of Interstate 65 north near the Grade Lane exit.

According to the Jefferson County Deputy Coroner Office, Vernon Johnson was stopped on the shoulder of I-65 because he was having tire trouble when he was hit by the semi.

Johnson died at the scene. It is unclear if the semi driver saw him or the vehicle.

Funeral arrangements for Johnson are pending.

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