CAYCE, Ky. (WTVQ) – State Police say an elderly man was hit by a pickup truck while crossing a highway to get his mail. The man later died of his injuries.
Investigators say wet roads were a factor in the driver not being able to stop in time and avoid hitting 92-year old Dairus Carr, of Hickman.
The accident happened Thursday near KY 94 and KY 1212 in Fulton County, according to KSP.
Investigators say Carr was taken to a hospital in Union City, Tennessee. They say he died while being transferred to a hospital in Memphis.
The accident remains under investigation.