Pedestrian dead after being struck on River Road

HEBRON, KY (FOX19) - On Sunday, the Boone County Sheriff's Department reported a vehicle versus pedestrian hit and run that left one pedestrian dead.

According to police, 26-year-old Daniel Gose was driving westbound on River Road at 2:05 a.m., when he struck John Pernell in the 6000 block . Pernell's body was thrown off the road due to the impact of the vehicle.

Police say that after hitting Pernell, Gose continued driving and was later stopped by police on Northbend Road.

Pernell was pronounced dead on the scene.

Gose was charged with Manslaughter 2nd degree, D.U.I. and Leaving the Scene of an accident.

This accident remains under investigation by the Boone County Sheriff's Department.

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