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Man dies in early morning crash on Shelbyville Road

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Updated: Apr. 11, 2021 at 8:57 AM EDT
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - A man has died after a crash on Shelbyville Road early Sunday morning.

The crash happened around 2:30 a.m. on Shelbyville Road, between Whittington Parkway and Hurstbourne Parkway.

We’re told Thomas Baughman, 29, of Danville, was driving east on Shelbyville Road when he drifted into the right lane of traffic, went off the roadway, and into a ditch. LMPD spokesperson Dwight Mitchell said the vehicle rolled and then hit a tree.

Baughman was pronounced dead at the scene. No one else was injured.

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