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Man dies after motorcycle and SUV collide on Outer Loop near Jefferson Mall

The crash happened at the intersection of Outer Loop and Robbs Lane around 5:30 p.m., according to Louisville Metro Police.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — One person is dead following a crash involving a motorcycle near Okolona.

Metro Police said officers responded to the area of Outer Loop at Robbs Lane near Jefferson Mall around 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

In their preliminary investigation, police said an SUV headed westbound on Outer Loop was attempting to make a left turn onto southbound Robbs Lane when it collided with a motorcycle going eastbound on Outer Loop.

A man operating the motorcycle suffered severe injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

On Monday, the Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the man as 32-year-old Corey Smith.

The driver and sole occupant of the SUV was taken to UofL Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

LMPD’s Traffic Unit is investigating.

No charges are expected to be filed at this time, police said.

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