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UPDATE: Pedestrian Dies After Being Struck On Winchester Road

Posted at 11:25 AM, Nov 27, 2018

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Officials say a man has died of his injuries after being struck by a vehicle early Tuesday morning as he walked along Winchester Road.

The Fayette County Coroner’s Office says James A. Hawkins Jr. was pronounced dead at 6:45 a.m. at the University of Kentucky Medical Center.

The cause of death was listed as multiple blunt-force trauma.

Hawkins was struck by vehicle as he walked along Winchester Road near Fortune Drive.

The roadway was closed for a time as a reconstruction crew worked the scene.

There was no word on whether the driver would face any charges in the incident.