Motorcyclist killed in accident on Dixie Hwy.

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by WHAS11

WHAS11.com

Posted on June 15, 2012 at 4:06 PM

Updated Saturday, Jun 16 at 8:17 AM

LOUISVILLE, Ky . (WHAS11) -- LMPD is investigating after a fatal accident on Dixie Highway Friday afternoon. The collision caused Dixie Highway to be shut down for several hours.

It happened around 4 p.m. on Dixie Highway at Katherine Station Road. Authorities say the driver of a red Chevy was northbound on Dixie Highway and lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle crossed over into the southbound lanes of Dixie Highway and struck a male motorcyclist and another vehicle.

Donald Dennison, 53, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Chevy was taken to University Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the 3rd vehicle was not injured. The LMPD Traffic Unit is investigating.
 

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