LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A man was killed late Friday night after he was hit by a car while trying to cross Preston Highway.
According to Louisville Metro Police, officers responded to a report of a pedestrian struck on Preston Highway near Gilmore Lane around 11:45 p.m. on May 16.
Officers believe a man in his 50s was attempting to cross Preston Highway when he was hit by a car. The driver of the car did not stop and the man was pronounced dead at the scene.
Investigators believe the vehicle may have been a gray passenger car with damage to the front headlight. If you have any information, you are urged to call the LMPD anonymous tip line at 574-5673.
The identity of the man who was killed has not been released.
Editor's Note: A previous version of this story referenced Dixie Highway instead of Preston Highway. The crash happened at Preston Highway and Gilmore Lane.
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