Teenager killed in collision on Gene Snyder Freeway

Overnight crash leave one man dead.
Overnight crash leave one man dead.(WCAX)
Published: Nov. 18, 2023 at 9:11 PM EST
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - A teenaged girl was pronounced dead at the scene of a single car collision on I-265 Saturday night.

On Wednesday, the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office identified the girl as 16-year-old Ave Simerly.

Around 7 p.m., LMPD responded to a call of a vehicle collision involving a pedestrian near the 22nd mile marker on I-265 southbound, south of the intersection with Taylorsville Road near Hopewell.

The preliminary investigation revealed a vehicle struck a woman who was on the roadway, resulting in fatal injuries for the woman, according to LMPD Spokesperson Dwight Mitchell.

Prior to the collision, LMPD had received calls of pedestrians on I-265.

All parties remained at the scene and there were no other injuries.