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Man Charged With Fatal Hit-And-Run Of Pedestrian In Mount Sterling

Posted at 10:25 AM, Dec 01, 2018
Juan Luis Pelayo Rodriguez

MOUNT STERLING, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police have arrested and charged a man after a fatal hit-and-run crash killed a pedestrian.

Mount Sterling Police said Juan Luis Pelayo Rodriguez has been charged with second-degree manslaughter and leaving the scene of an accident and failure to render aid in death or serious physical injury.

Police say Rodriguez was driving when he struck a pedestrian on U.S. Highway 460.

The pedestrian was killed. Officials have not yet identified the victim.