Pedestrian struck, killed in Floyd County, KY

Countdown to the Big Game on WOWK
February 07 2021 06:00 pm

PRESTONSBURG, KY (WOWK) – Kentucky State Police are investigating after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle near Prestonsburg, Kentucky.

Troopers say they received a call of a crash just before 10 p.m. Wednesday, April 15, 2020 involving a vehicle and a pedestrian on KY 114 just west of the city limits. According to the KSP, a westbound vehicle struck a pedestrian crossing the roadway. Troopers say Leann Shortridge, 39, of Prestonsburg was pronounced dead at Highlands Hospital.

Drugs or alcohol are not suspected at this time pending blood toxicology testing, according to the KSP. The investigation is ongoing.

For local and breaking news, weather alerts, video and more, download the FREE WOWK 13 News App from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Download the FREE WOWK 13 News App

Washington DC Bureau

More Washington DC Bureau

Don't Miss

Trending Stories