1 killed in multi-vehicle crash on Poplar Level Road

Published: Mar. 17, 2017 at 1:16 PM EDT|Updated: Mar. 17, 2017 at 2:48 PM EDT
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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A two vehicle crash shut down parts of Poplar Level Road Friday morning.

The crash occurred shortly before 9 a.m. on Friday at Poplar Level Road and Eigelbach Avenue near St. X, police said.

A van traveling south on Poplar Level Road tried to make a left turn onto Eigelbach. The van was struck by a Mercury passenger vehicle traveling north on Poplar Level Road.

The van's driver was ejected and taken to University Hospital where he was pronounced dead said LMPD spokesperson Dwight Mitchell.

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The Mercury's driver was taken to Norton Suburban Hospital with minor injuries.

LMPD's Traffic Unit is investigating the crash.

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