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Coroner ID's woman who died after crashing into TARC bus

The department's Traffic Unit is handling the investigation.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — One woman is dead following a fatal crash involving a TARC bus Friday morning.

The Louisville Metro Police Department responded to a crash in the 2900 block of Preston Highway around 9:45 a.m. That's near the Parkway Village and Audubon neighborhoods.

Police said a preliminary investigation found 55-year-old Melissa Bloyd driving south on Preston Highway crashed into the back of a TARC bus that was stopped at a designated stop.

It's unclear how Bloyd crashed into the back of the bus, authorities said.

She was transported to the University of Louisville Hospital where she later died of her injuries.

No passengers or the driver on the bus were injured, LMPD said.

The LMPD Traffic Unit is handling the investigation.

This story may be updated as additional information is released.

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