UPDATE: Victim of deadly hit-and-run in Lexington identified

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Pedestrian Accident

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – The Fayette County coroner identified a man who was killed in a hit-and-run accident Thursday night in Lexington.

The victim was 44-year old Eddie Joe Carroll, who was homeless, according to the coroner.

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He died at the scene of multiple blunt force trauma, according to the coroner.

Lexington Police say Carroll was hit while trying to cross Winchester Road at Elkhorn Road around 10:00 p.m.

Investigators say he tried to cross the road against the traffic signal.



Police say the 25-year old Winchester woman who hit him initially drove off, but later returned to the area and made contact with an officer in a nearby parking lot.  Police say she had the green light and told investigators she didn’t see Carroll.

No charges have been filed as the case remains under investigation, according to police.