Pedestrian dies after being hit on Champion Way in Georgetown

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Posted at 8:50 PM, Aug 08, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-09 13:35:52-04

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (LEX 18) — A pedestrian has died after being hit on Champion Way in Georgetown, Ky.

According to the Georgetown Police Department's Facebook page, there was a fatal accident.

GPD Lt. Mitchell Lair said they received a call at 6:36 p.m. of a pedestrian vs. vehicle. The victim received CPR from a witness on the scene until they were taken to the Georgetown Community Hospital "with what they believe are life-threatening injuries." The pedestrian later died from their injuries.

The person driving the car stopped and also received treatment.

According to witnesses, the pedestrian was cleaning up some nuts and bolts on the side of the road when they were hit.

GPD will be on the scene for the next few hours to investigate.