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Officials identify woman killed in Cherokee Road crash

A driver reportedly veered off the street in the 1500 block of Cherokee Road and hit a tree on...
A driver reportedly veered off the street in the 1500 block of Cherokee Road and hit a tree on May 7.(WAVE 3 News)
Published: May. 8, 2021 at 11:46 AM EDT
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - The identity of a woman who was killed Friday in a crash on Cherokee Road has been released by the coroner’s office.

Alexis Sabatino, 26, from Louisville was killed due to injuries sustained from the crash, according to the Jefferson County Coroner.

The incident occurred around 7:15 p.m., Louisville Metro Police Department spokesperson Dwight Mitchell confirmed.

The driver, later identified as Sabatino, reportedly veered off the street in the 1500 block of Cherokee Road and hit a tree. Mitchell said it is unclear why she apparently lost control of the car.

The victim was pronounced dead at the site of the crash. No other people were in the car at the time of the crash.

LMPD’s Traffic Unit is investigating.

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