Pedestrian fatally hit in Elsmere identified

Pedestrian fatally hit in Elsmere identified

ELSMERE, KY (FOX19) - The pedestrian that was struck by a vehicle and killed late Monday has been identified.

Police identified the victim as Elsmere resident 34-year-old Ladon E. Nelson.

Officers responded to the accident on New Buffington Road Near Garvey Avenue at 9:42 p.m.

They found Nelson dead at the scene, police said in a statement Tuesday.

The driver of the striking vehicle was taken to St. Elizabeth Medical Center for evaluation.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Elsmere police: 859-342-7344, or Erlanger Dispatch: 859-727-2424.

The incident remains under investigation.

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