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Victims of 3rd Street Road accident identified

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The car the victims were in at the time of the accident. (Source: Derrek Kupish, WAVE 3 News) The car the victims were in at the time of the accident. (Source: Derrek Kupish, WAVE 3 News)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – The women killed in a single car accident in the southwestern part of the Metro have been identified.

According to Jefferson County deputy coroner Larry Carroll, Rita Schafer, 59, and Janice Oliver, 76, both died from injuries they suffered in the accident.

The accident happened around 7:15 p.m. July 10 in the 9300 block of 3rd Street Road. A Honda Accord being driven by Schafer was heading northbound went off the side of the road and hit a large concrete drainage culvert.

The women, who were neighbors, both died at the scene.

Louisville Metro Police say speed does not appear to be a factor in the accident.

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