LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A man has died and another man was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries following an early morning crash in Lexington near Rupp Arena.
Police were called to West High Street near the intersection of Madison Place around 2:45 a.m. Friday. This is between South Broadway and Oliver Lewis Way.
The Fayette County Coroner's Office has identified the man who died as 20-year-old Ralph Hirwa, of Lexington. The coroner says Hirwa was a passenger in the vehicle at the time of the crash.
West High Street reopened at about 9 a.m. after being shut down for several hours.
The cause of the crash is still under investigation.