Coroner called to scene of crash in Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Fayette County Coroner’s Office is on scene of an accident in Lexington.

It happened just before 12:30 p.m. on Leestown Road between Dolan Lane and Browns Mill Road near the Scott County line.

According to Fayette County Coroner Gary Ginn, a 46-year-old woman was struck and killed while she was collecting her trash bins.

He says the driver took off.

According to the Scott County Sheriff’s Office, a driver was pulled over in Scott County by Kentucky State Police and has been charged in connection to the accident.

There is no word on the identity of the driver or the charges against him.

The road is expected to remain blocked until at least 3 p.m. as the Collision Reconstruction Unit investigates.

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