Police identify pedestrian fatally struck by vehicle in Floyd County


STANVILLE, Ky. (WOWK) – Kentucky State Police say 67-year-old Jerry Hackworth was struck by a vehicle in the northbound lane of US 23 around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday evening. Hackworth was pronounced dead at the scene by the Floyd County Coroner’s office.

There are no other reported injuries from this crash. Both lanes were shut down for a short period and are now open.

Police say it is unknown if Hackworth was attempting to cross the roadway or only walking on the road when struck by the vehicle.

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