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Pedestrian killed in Georgetown crash identified

Posted at 10:30 AM, Jan 02, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-02 12:15:46-05

SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A pedestrian is dead after being hit by an SUV in Scott County Saturday night.

The Sheriff's Office said the crash happened near McClelland Circle and Fincastle Way in Georgetown.

They said the driver, Joseph Carhart, is cooperating with the investigation and that he did not appear to be under the influence.

The Scott County Coroner has identified the man killed as Christopher Bell, of Georgetown. He was 47 years old.

Tucker, Yocum, and Wilson Funeral Home will be handling funeral arrangements.

"Please join us in prayers for the family of Mr. Bell and all the first responders and persons involved in this matter," a press release from the Scott County Sheriff's Office said.

Georgetown Police/Scott County Sheriff Collision Reconstruction Unit is still investigating the crash.