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Bicyclist hit, killed on Dixie Highway identified

The LMPD Traffic Unit is investigating. (Source: WAVE 3 News)
The LMPD Traffic Unit is investigating. (Source: WAVE 3 News)
Published: Apr. 21, 2018 at 9:40 AM EDT|Updated: Apr. 24, 2018 at 7:51 PM EDT
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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The woman hit and killed while riding her bike Saturday morning has been identified.

The bicyclist, Christina Dawn Jones, 39 was hit by an SUV on Dixie Highway.

This incident happened around 12:45 a.m. near the intersection of Dixie Highway and Pendleton Road.

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Louisville Metro Police said the SUV was traveling north on Dixie Highway when it collided with Jones riding her bike in the northbound lanes; she was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver did remain at the scene, LMPD said. Initially, LMPD said the driver was facing a DUI charge but later explained that they are awaiting the prosecutor's recommendation to determine whether charges will be filed against the driver of the Ford Explorer.

No one else was injured.

The LMPD Traffic Unit is investigating.

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