Man dies in early morning accident near I-264, Poplar Level Road

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Posted on October 13, 2013 at 4:44 PM

Updated Sunday, Oct 13 at 7:20 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – A Simpsonville man is dead after his car burst into flames during an overnight accident.

Louisville Metro Police say a white Chevy Impala drove off the roadway at I-264 West near Poplar Level Road around 4:30 a.m.

The car traveled down a hill, hit a tree head on and caught fire.

34-year-old Dwayne Marshall was pulled from the car and taken to University Hospital where he died from his injuries hours later.

Police say Marshall was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident.

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