LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – One man has died following an accident in Newburg Tuesday.

Police responded to the intersection of Shady Villa Drive and Poplar Level Road around 5:30 p.m.

According to a preliminary investigation, officers said the driver was swerving on the roadway, causing his vehicle to leave the roadway, hitting a telephone pole and overturning. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officials with Louisville Gas and Electric say 1,500 customers in the area have lost power due to the accident and expect to have service restore around 8 p.m.

The victim in the accident has not yet been identified.