UPDATE: Pedestrian killed in Tuesday accident identified

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UPDATE POSTED 5:05 P.M. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 16, 2021

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The man hit by a car and killed on New Circle Road early Wednesday morning has been identified as 46-year-old Benjamin Hacker, according to Fayette County Coroner Gary Ginn.

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Hacker was officially pronounced dead at the scene at 1:21 a.m., the coroner said.

ORIGINAL STORY POSTED 5 A.M. TUESDAY, JUNE 15, 2021

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A man is dead after getting hit by a car in Lexington.

Police responded to a report of an injury collision just before 1 a.m. on New Circle and Woodhill Drive.

When they arrived at the scene, they found a pedestrian who had been hit by a car. The pedestrian, an adult man, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The names of the people involved in the collision have not been released at this time. The Lexington Police Department Collision Reconstruction Unit is investigating the accident.

New Circle Road is shut down in this area as police investigate.