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UPDATE: Police ID pedestrian fatally struck by semi in Rockcastle County

Posted at 5:42 AM, Feb 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-13 09:36:10-05

ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — An Indiana man was struck and killed by a semi as he walked Thursday morning near Interstate Highway 75 in Rockcastle County.

Kentucky State Police said 33-year-old Joshua P. Spillman of Clarksville, Indiana, was killed when he was hit in the northbound lanes near mile marker 63.

Police said the semi was driven by 44-year-old Anthony L. Housewright of Mount Carmel, Tennessee.

Traffic officials said all lanes of the highway had been reopened just after 8 a.m.

Police said the investigation into the crash was ongoing but that drugs and alcohol were not suspected as being factors.