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Pedestrian Dies After Police Cruiser Hits Him In Lincoln County

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A man died after a police cruiser hit him as he walked along a Lincoln County highway Thursday night.

The Lincoln County coroner says Howard Robbins, 69, of Crab Orchard, was walking along KY150 around 9:30 p.m. when a Standford city police cruiser hit him. EMS took Robbins to Ephraim McDowell Fort Logan Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The coroner says the officer driving the cruiser was on his way to work.

Kentucky State Police are investigating and have not released any information.

The coroner says the body was sent to Frankfort for an autopsy.

The officer has been placed on administrative leave which is standard procedure. 
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