Pedestrian hit, killed in Boone County, police says

Pedestrian hit, killed in Boone County, police says
Published: Aug. 27, 2022 at 10:25 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 28, 2022 at 9:09 AM EDT
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BOONE COUNTY, Ky. (WXIX) - One pedestrian was hit and killed in Boone County late Saturday night, according to Florence police.

Officers say that the driver of a Dodge Ram was traveling eastbound on U.S. 42 in the far right lane near the intersection of Wetherington Blvd. when the pickup truck hit the pedestrian who was standing there.

It is unclear why the pedestrian was standing there.

The pedestrian died at the scene, police said.

Police say the driver and passenger of the Ram were treated at the scene.

Officers have not identified anyone involved in the accident.

It is unclear if drugs or alcohol played a factor in the crash.

Police are still investigating.

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