Police say sun blinded driver involved in deadly Lexington crash

Police say sun blinded driver involved in deadly Lexington crash
Published: Nov. 5, 2021 at 10:08 AM EDT
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - The name of the person killed in a crash in Lexington Friday morning has been released.

Man O’ War Blvd. was closed in both directions at the Habersham/Victoria Way intersection for several hours due to that crash.

According to police, a pickup truck was on the outer loop of Man O’ War, approaching the intersection, which is Habersham on one side and Victoria Way on the other.

Police say the truck was heading in the direction of the rising sun and the sun got into the driver’s eyes and the driver couldn’t see the light at the intersection was red. The pickup hit a car coming into the intersection from Victoria Way.

The coroner has identified the victim as 35-year-old Aaron Mabry.

Police say no charges are expected in the case.

We’ll keep you updated.

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