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Man dies after car crashes into tree in Chickasaw neighborhood

A man driving at the intersection of 44th and Broadway hit a tree and later died.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — One man is dead after hitting a tree at the intersection of 44th and Broadway Sunday afternoon.

Louisville Metro police said a man in his mid- to late-50s was driving at the intersection at around 1 p.m. when he left the road and hit a tree. He was taken to UofL Hospital in critical condition and later died.

The LMPD Traffic Unit is investigating the crash.

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