1 dead after car crashes into tree in Fern Creek neighborhood

1 dead after car crashes into tree in Fern Creek neighborhood
Louisville Metro Police has confirmed that two people have died after a vehicle collision with a tree early Saturday morning in the Fern Creek neighborhood. (Source: Gray News)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Louisville Metro police confirmed one person died after a vehicle collision with a tree early Saturday morning in the Fern Creek neighborhood.

According to LMPD spokesperson Alicia Smiley, officers responded to reports of a collision in the 8200 block of Beulah Church Road around 8:30 a.m. Saturday.

Preliminary investigation revealed that the vehicle was headed eastbound on Beulah Church Road at a high speed when the driver lost control entering a curve.

The vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree before catching fire.

The driver and sole occupant were pronounced dead at the scene. The investigation is ongoing by LMPD.

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