Rockcastle County woman dies in accident in Berea


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Fayette County Coroner’s Office says a woman has died following an accident in Berea.

The coroner says 78-year-old Betty Pheanis, of Mt. Vernon, was pronounced dead at the University of Kentucky hospital on Wednesday.

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According to the Berea Police Department, Pheanis was crossing Mt. Vernon Road Saturday, when two motorcyclists swerved to try and avoid hitting her.

One struck Pheanis.

The Berea Police Department says no one was cited and that this was just a “terrible accident.”