Man pushing stalled car on bridge hit and killed

HENDERSON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A man pushing his stalled car on the US 41 twin bridge in Henderson was hit from behind and killed Monday, according to State Police.

The preliminary investigation shows 36-year old Joseph Revlett, of Owensboro, was pushing his stalled car in the right lane of the southbound twin bridge around 4:20 a.m. when he was hit from behind by a pickup truck driver, according to KSP.

Revlett’s passenger, 25-year old Casey Thurman, of Owensboro, was pushing the disabled car from the driver’s door to help steer, according to State Police.

Investigators say the collision threw Thurman away from the car and into the left lane of the southbound bridge.  She was taken to Deaconess Hospital in Evansville with injuries to her shoulder, arm and legs, according to KSP.

The driver of the truck was not hurt, according to State Police.

Southbound traffic was impacted for nearly four hours.

The investigation continues by KSP.

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