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Woman dies after crashing into utility pole

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A woman was killed in a single-car accident early Sunday morning when she lost control of her car and hit a utility pole.

The crash occurred around 4:30 a.m. on Shelbyville Road (US 60) near the intersection of North Madison Avenue in the City of Middletown in the Louisville Metro. The coroner's office said 21-year-old Katie Kapple was pronounced dead at the scene around 4:45 a.m.

Kapple was driving a Ford Explorer at a high rate of speed when she lost control, according to police.

There were no passengers in the SUV. Investigators believe rain and the speed were factors in the crash.

The accident was the second deadly crash within the Louisville Metro Sunday morning.

Evergreen Funeral Home is handling arrangements for Kapple.

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