LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A man is dead after a fatal car crash in Louisville's Tyler Park neighborhood on Tuesday night.
Around 11:30 p.m., Louisville Metro Police officers responded to a motor vehicle collision on Eastern Parkway at Barret Avenue, according to an LMPD press release.
Officers determined that 18-year-old Merril Kragel was driving his car eastbound on Eastern Parkway when he "lost control" of his car, colliding with a utility pole.
Emergency Medical Services pronounced Kragel dead at the scene. There were reportedly no other occupants in the vehicle.
LMPD's Traffic Unit is handling the investigation.
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