UPDATE: Pedestrian hit and killed in Floyd County identified

UPDATE: (10/3/2019, 8:45 a.m.) –

Kentucky State Police have released the name of the person who was hit and killed on US 23 Wednesday night.

He is 67-year-old Jerry Hackworth from the Beaver community in Floyd County.

KSP says charges are not expected to be filed against the driver.

STANVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – A pedestrian was hit and killed in Floyd County Wednesday night, according to Kentucky State Police.

The victim’s name wasn’t immediately released.

Investigators say they’re trying to determine if the person was trying to cross the road or walking along side it when they were hit.

KSP says the accident happened around 8:30 p.m.

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