UPDATE: Officer identified in deadly crash in Louisville

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UPDATE: (12/24/18 10:55 P.M)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ)- The officer killed in a crash Monday in Louisville has now been identified.

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According to a Facebook post by the Brodhead Police Department, Detective Deidre Mengedoht was the officer hit and killed by a semi.

Mengedoht was a seven year veteran of the Louisville Metro Police Department.



LOUISIVLLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Louisville Metro Police officer is dead following a crash Monday.

Dispatchers tell WHAS the officer had stopped a vehicle on Interstate 64 East when a semi hit the officer’s vehicle.

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says all lanes of I-64 are closed and are expected to remain closed until around 7 p.m.