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Pedestrian struck and killed on Dixie Highway

Around 7:40 p.m. LMPD determined a female in her 60s was struck and killed on the 10600 block of Dixie Highway.
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A pedestrian has been struck in the 10600 block of Dixie Highway, according to MetroSafe.

First responders were called to the scene around 7:40 p.m.

Both directions of Dixie Highway are shut down in that area. Motorists should find an alternate route.

According to LMPD via press release: 

"This evening at 7:40 p.m. Third Division officers and the Traffic Unit were dispatched on a report of a pedestrian struck in the 10600 block of Dixie Highway. Once on scene investigators determined that a female, believed to be in her 60s, was crossing the street outside a crosswalk when she was struck by the the driver of a passenger pickup truck headed NB on Dixie. The driver remained at the scene where the woman was pronounced deceased. No charges are anticipated and there is no impairment on the part of the driver. NB Dixie Highway remains closed at this hour while the investigation continues."

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