KSP: Somerset Mayor Charged In Connection To Hit-And-Run

Posted at 10:47 AM, Aug 13, 2018

PULASKI COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A local official has been charged following a hit-and-run accident involving a pedestrian.

It happened around 7:26 p.m. Sunday on South Maple Street in Somerset.

Kentucky State Police responded to the scene and determined that a juvenile riding a bicycle had been struck by a vehicle which had left the scene.

The driver of the vehicle was later identified as Edward Girdler, of Somerset.

He was cited to Pulaski District Court for leaving the scene of an accident/failure to render aid or assistance.

The juvenile was transported by a private vehicle to the Lake Cumberland Regional Medical Center before being flown to UK Hospital. The juvenile’s current condition is unknown.