Man killed while running across Gene Snyder at I-65 identified

Man killed while running across Gene Snyder at I-65 identified
Police said a person was hit while on the side of the road. (Source: Trimarc)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Police said a man was trying to run across the interstate when he was hit by a vehicle.

The crash happened around 9:30 p.m. Friday on the Gene Snyder at I-65 near Preston Highway, according to LMPD.

Police said preliminary reports show a white male in his 20s was running across the interstate when he was hit. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Saturday, the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office identified the pedestrian as Dylan Reaves, 27, of Louisville.

The driver stayed at the scene, according to police. No charges are expected and LMPD is looking into whether the pedestrian was intoxicated.

Reaves’s cause of death was ruled to be multiple blunt force injuries.

Investigators haven’t found any unoccupied vehicles in the area and they’re not sure why he was on the interstate.

The investigation is ongoing.

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