Uber Driver Dead After East End Fight

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- An Uber driver is dead after a fight with a passenger.

LMPD says the incident happened Saturday night at the Courtyard Marriott East when a verbal argument between the driver and an Uber customer escalated into a physical situation. Police say the conflict left the driver with unspecified injuries and he was taken to Baptist East Hospital where he died days later. LMPD is working the case as a death investigation and is awaiting the results of an autopsy to determine the cause of death. As of now, no charges have been filed.

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