UPDATE: (12/24/18 10:55 P.M)
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ)- The officer killed in a crash Monday in Louisville has now been identified.
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.