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LMPD identifies Prospect man who died when his Audi flipped down the Gene Snyder several times

The coroner's report said he died from blunt force trauma and that his death was an accident.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A man is dead after flipping his car several times down a Louisville interstate early Sunday.

Around 3:45 a.m., Louisville Metro Police Traffic Unit and officers were reportedly notified of the accident on I-265 North, according to a department spokesperson.

Investigators determined that "for some unknown reason", the driver, 48-year-old Richard Reid, veered his vehicle completely off the Gene Snyder Freeway just past the Smyrna exit and drove up the embankment, officials say.

According to LMPD, the Audi then flipped along the interstate several times. Police say no other vehicles were involved in the accident.

Reid was reportedly not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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