15-year-old who died after being hit on Pope Lick train trestle identified
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – A 15-year-old who died after she was hit by a train at the Pope Lick train trestle has been identified.
Louisville Metro police were called to the incident at 13389 Taylorsville Road around 9:10 p.m. on Sunday.
Savannah Bright and another girl, who family members identified as Kaylee, were on the tracks when a train approached and were not able to get down before they were hit, according to the Jefferson County Deputy Coroner’s office.
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Savannah was pronounced dead at the scene. A GoFundMe page has been set up for Bright’s family to help cover funeral expenses.
Kaylee was taken to University of Louisville Hospital. Kaylee’s grandmother, Patty Crume, told WAVE 3 News on Monday that Kaylee was stable. There is also a GoFundMe page for Kaylee to help with her hospital bills.
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