Man dies after being hit by car in Lexington

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Fayette County Coroner’s Office says a man has died after being hit by a car in Lexington Wednesday.

The accident happened on New Circle Road at on ramp to Richmond Road around 7:20 a.m.

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The coroner says 58-year-old Bishnu Prasal Sapkota, of Kathmandu, Nepal, was pronounced dead at the University of Kentucky hospital around 7:50 a.m. His cause of death was blunt force trauma, according to the coroner.

Lexington Police say Sapkota was walking along the side of the road when he was hit.

No charges are expected to be filed against the driver.