A woman died in a crash that shut down westbound lanes of Interstate 64 for hours Saturday morning.
The woman was a passenger in a pickup truck that flipped several times after the driver lost control while driving westbound just past mile marker 84 at about 6 a.m., said Lexington police Lt. David Biroschik.
The Fayette County coroner’s office said the woman, 32, was pronounced dead as a result of blunt force injuries at 7:55 a.m.
The woman had not been publicly identified Saturday afternoon pending notification of her next of kin.
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Biroschik said the man who was driving was taken to University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital and was expected to recover from his injuries.
He said the westbound lanes of I-64 were closed for about three hours while police investigated.