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Louisville police identify man who died in collision on Dixie Highway

The 61-year-old man reportedly died from his injuries at the hospital.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A 61-year-old man is dead after a fatal collision happened Thursday afternoon.

Louisville Metro Police said officers responded to a report of a collision in the 13000 block of Dixie Highway shortly before 2 p.m. in southwest Jefferson County.

Police said their investigation revealed Timothy Conkin driving northbound on Dixie entered the southbound land when he hit an oncoming vehicle.

Conkin later died from his injuries at UofL Health, police said.

LMPD said both people in the southbound vehicle were also transported to UofL Health; the driver was in serious condition while his passenger had non-life-threatening injuries.

Police said both the northbound and southbound lanes were blocked off while the Traffic Unit investigated.

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