Victim identified in Monday's fatal accident

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by WHAS11

WHAS11.com

Posted on October 31, 2012 at 10:44 AM

Updated Thursday, Nov 1 at 12:12 AM

(WHAS11) -- Police were called to the scene of a fatal accident Tuesday afternoon at I-265 west bound at I-64 east bound in New Albany.

Witnesses say a blue 2007 Ford Taurus was traveling westbound on I-265 at a high rate of speed.  According to witnesses the Ford then left the roadway upon taking the ramp to I-64 Eastbound and traveled down a steep embankment where it crashed.

The driver, 34-year-old James Stallings was transported to University hospital by air ambulance where he was pronounced dead.  Stallings was from Louisville.

We are told the driver was not wearing a safety belt at the time of the crash. An investigation is pending.
 

 

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