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Amazon employee hit, killed by concrete mixer

Sheriff's deputies on scene Tuesday morning (FOX19 NOW) Sheriff's deputies on scene Tuesday morning (FOX19 NOW)
HEBRON, KY (FOX19) -

An employee at the Hebron Amazon facility was hit and killed as she left work early Tuesday, according to the Boone County Sheriff's Office. 

Paula Newsom, 52 of Cincinnati, walked in front of a concrete mixer truck while crossing Litton Lane around 3 a.m.

The truck is owned by Ernst Concrete Services, deputies said. The 66-year-old driver stopped and is cooperating with investigators. The truck driver was transported to the hospital for a toxicology examination, which is the protocol for a commercial vehicle involved in a fatality. 

Litton Lane, a dead-end road, reopened around 7 a.m.

The collision is under investigation by the county sheriff's office. 

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