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Woman hit by vehicle on River Road identified

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – The woman killed after being hit by a vehicle on River Road has been identified. 

Amanda Broughton, 33, of Louisville, died of multiple blunt force injuries at University of Louisville Hospital.

Alicia Smiley, a Louisville Metro police spokeswoman, said Broughton was hit by a Ford minivan that was headed northbound on River Road at Mockingbird Valley Road around 10:10 p.m. Aug. 19.

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The LMPD Traffic Unit is investigating the accident. Smiley said the stretch of road where the accident happened is a dark area and has few traffic signals. Among the factors investigators will be looking at is the speed of the minivan.

Smiley said the minivan driver stopped after the accident and was cooperating with police.

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