Coroner identifies man hit by vehicle on Liberty Road

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Posted at 7:03 AM, Jan 19, 2023
and last updated 2023-01-19 12:48:08-05

LEXINTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A man is dead after he was hit by a vehicle on Liberty Road at 5:29 a.m. Thursday, according to Lexington police.

The Fayette County Coroner's Office identified the man who died as 42-year-old Joshua Davis.

The cause of death is multiple blunt force trauma and the manner of death is ruled as an accident.

Davis was taken to UK hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Officials say rain and visibility could have played a role.

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Liberty Road between Ellison Ct and Appletree Ln was shut down for some time Thursday morning but has since reopened.