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The woman killed in a DUI crash Sunday morning near University of Louisville has been identified as Lydia “LaLa” Logsdon. She was 24.
Logsdon, of Louisville, was killed in a vehicle after Shawn Murphy, 45, ran a red light at Floyd Street and Central Avenue, in Louisville. Murphy was traveling near Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium early Sunday morning when he struck another vehicle, according to his arrest report.
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Police said Murphy walked away from the crash scene but was arrested a short distance away. His charges include manslaughter and leaving the scene of an accident, among others.
Logsdon was a passenger in the car that was struck. The driver of the car was transported to University Hospital with serious injuries. The name of the that driver was not immediately released. Murphy was pronounced dead at the scene.
Murphy also is charged with possession of both a controlled substance as well as drug paraphernalia. His arrest report indicated that a pipe found in his car “contained residue consistent with methamphetamines.” source
Murphy was being held on $75,000 bond Sunday, awaiting his court appearance Monday.
Friends and family took to social media in numbers to remember the popular young woman.
A GoFundMe account has been set up to help with funeral expenses.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends at this difficult time.
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