Police release description of car related to deadly hit-and-run off Shelbyville Road

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Police need help to track down the driver responsible for a deadly hit-and-run near Valhalla Golf Club.

The body of Jadylynn Myers, 24, was found Tuesday morning in a wooded area on the side of Bircham Road, which is off Shelbyville Road in eastern Jefferson County.

Her cause of death was blunt force trauma, the Jefferson County Coroner's Office said.

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Police are actively looking for the person responsible.

Officers said the car is a 2006 to 2008 Honda Element with damage to its right side. Police said it should be missing its passenger side mirror, as well.

The car's color is "root beer," though police initially described it as purple. They also initially believed it was an older model year.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the anonymous police tipline at 502-574-LMPD (5673).

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