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Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run on Newburg Road

Louisville Metro police blocked a section of Newburg Road after a pedestrian was struck on the...
Louisville Metro police blocked a section of Newburg Road after a pedestrian was struck on the morning of January 14, 2022.(Source: Marty Pearl, WAVE 3 News)
Published: Jan. 14, 2022 at 7:44 AM EST|Updated: Jan. 14, 2022 at 9:17 AM EST
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - A section of Newburg Road was closed to traffic for several hours while Louisville Metro police conducted an investigation after a deadly accident involving a pedestrian.

MetroSafe says the accident in the 3400 block of Newburg Road was reported at 7:04 a.m. According to LMPD, the victim, a man, was hit by a car that didn’t stop. He died at the scene.

Police are searching for the car involved and ask anyone with information about the car or the driver to call the LMPD Crime Tip Line at 502-574-LMPD (5673) or use the online portal.

The name of the victim will be released by the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office once family members have been notified.

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