Sunday, October 25, 2015

Johnson County Fatality

The Kentucky State Police, Pikeville Post, is investigating a fatal collision involving a vehicle and a pedestrian that occurred on KY321 in Paintsville.  KSP was contacted by Johnson County 911 on Friday, requesting assistance with the collision investigation. 

The preliminary investigation indicates that 19 year old Alexandra Hunter of West Van Lear, was driving a 2002 Dodge Stratus north on KY321, when her vehicle struck Clarence Ward, 80, of Paintsville, while he was attempting to cross the roadway. 

Ward sustained fatal injuries, and was pronounced deceased at the scene by Johnson County Coroner, J.R. Frisby