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LMPD: Motorcycle passenger dies in hospital after Derby night crash

Police said both the driver and passenger on the motorcycle were ejected when they collided with an SUV.
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Two people were in the hospital following a crash involving a motorcycle May 8, Louisville Police said. 

Police said on May 20 that the motorcycle's passenger has died. Their identity has not been released.

An LMPD spokesperson said that the crash happened around 9 p.m. on Terry Road and Cane Run Road the night of the Kentucky Derby.

LMPD said their preliminary investigation revealed that both the driver and passenger of the motorcycle were ejected after colliding with an SUV.

Police did not say how exactly the crash happened or what could have caused the accident, but did say that LMPD's Traffic Unit is investigating.

Both individuals on the motorcycle were taken to the University of Louisville Hospital, police said one of them was in critical condition.

There were no other injuries reported.

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