Woman killed in hit-and-run on West Broadway identified

Published: May. 28, 2023 at 8:59 AM EDT
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - A woman was killed in a hit-and-run early Sunday on West Broadway.

Louisville Metro spokeswoman Alicia Smiley said police responded to West Broadway and South 31st Street around 3:30 a.m.

Investigators said a man and a woman were crossing the street when the woman was hit by a car. The man was uninjured.

Smiley said the woman died at the scene before she could be taken to the hospital. She was identified as 43-year-old Charisee Matthews.

The driver fled the scene before police arrived. Investigators are working to determine the potential make and model of the vehicle.

LMPD’s Traffic Unit continues to investigate.