Coroner releases identity of man killed in collision on Dixie Highway

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Posted on May 28, 2014 at 11:50 AM

Updated Wednesday, May 28 at 12:49 PM

Wreck in 4900 blk of Dixie Hwy.

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – The coroner has identified a man killed in a crash on Dixie Highway on Tuesday evening, May 27.

According to a witness, a man driving a red and silver pickup truck, later identified as 53-year-old Linus Kromenacker, died after crossing into oncoming traffic and colliding head on with a blue pickup.

Dixie Highway opened up after nearly three hours of being closed.

The man in a blue pickup truck was taken to University Hospital and is listed in serious condition. It is unclear if he was wearing his seat belt, but he was trapped inside and had to be rescued.

According to the coroner, Kromenacker died of multiple blunt force injuries.
 

 

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