UPDATE: Coroner Identifies Pedestrian Hit and Killed in Scott Co.

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Scott County Coroner has identified a man who was hit and killed in front of a BP gas station on Paris Pike in Scott County.

According to the coroner, the victim is 40-year-old Clifton Ray West, Jr., who was struck while crossing the street at around 8:45 p.m.

The coroner says the driver who hit West did not see him prior to the collision.

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1/25/17 10:42 p.m.

Pedestrian Hit and Killed in Scott County

A pedestrian was hit and killed in Scott County Wednesday night, according to the coroner.

Investigators say the man was hit in front of a BP gas station on Paris Pike around 8:45 p.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene. His name wasn’t released pending positive identification and notification of family.

Police say the driver cooperated and that speed didn’t appear to be a factor.

The road was closed for an hour, reopening at 9:45 p.m.

The accident is still under investigation.

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