E'town man dead in Shepherdsville Road wreck

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An accident around 1 p.m. today has claimed the life of an Elizabethtown man.

A single-vehicle wreck in the 4300 block of Shepherdsville Road has left an Elizabethtown man dead, according to Kentucky State Police.

Edgar Willis, 70, ws pronounced dead at the scene. KSP spokesman Jeff Gregory said the vehicle left the roadway for unknown reasons. Willis was ejected from the vehicle and was not wearing a seatbelt, he said.

The accident blocked traffic for a few hours from Tunnel Hill Road to West Bryan Road.