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GoFundMe created for victim of Pike County hit-and-run

Eric Deshaun Justice
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Posted at 1:20 PM, Jun 13, 2024

UPDATE: Friday, June 14 at 12:30 p.m.

PIKE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Following a hit-in-run crash that killed Eric Deshaun Justice on Wednesday night in Pike County and resulted in the arrest of Clinton Justice, the family of Eric established a GoFundMe to help cover the cost of his funeral.

The GoFundMe page stated, "We just lost our mother less than a year ago and now having to deal with another loss. Anything will help and be greatly appreciated! In lieu of flowers or food donations can be donated to here or Lucas and Sons funeral home. Thank you and God bless."

Visit the GoFundMe website to donate.

Original Story:

One person is dead after a hit-and-run that happened on Wednesday night in Pike County.

According to the Kentucky State Police, the collision happened on US 460 in the Millard community.

When arriving on the scene, police say that it was discovered that Clinton Justice was driving a 2013 Ford Edge when he struck Eric Justice, who was riding a bicycle.

According to police, Clinton Justice fled the scene but was later located and arrested. He is booked in the Pike County Detention Center and facing the following charges:

  • leaving the scene of an accident
  • operating a motor vehicle under the influence
  • vehicular homicide when under the influence

KSP says that Eric Justice was pronounced dead at the scene by the Pike County Coroner's Office.
This is an ongoing investigation by KSP Accident Reconstructionist Trooper Matt Smith.