UPDATE: GoFundMe account set up for UK worker killed crossing street

Incident happened on Limestone near UK Hospital Monday morning

UPDATE POSTED 4:45 P.M. WEDNESDAY, FEB. 2, 2022

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Friends and co-workers have started a GoFundMe account (click here) to help with funeral expenses for 62-year-old Gary Weathers who was killed when struck by a car early Monday morning near where he worked.
“Gary touched many lives and will be greatly missed by all. Especially, his UK family. Gary was a permanent fixture in the halls of UK Hospital most notably for his hard work & dedication in the Emergency Department & the NICU. Known for his wit & friendly demeanor, Gary made everyone he came in contact with laugh and smile on a daily. The housekeeping department is incredibly grateful to have known him and feel blessed that they were able to work along side him. The coolest cat of them all, we will always remember his smooth walk, humming to the oldies playing in his headphones,” said Emmaline Lofaro who is organizing this fundraiser.
It has a goal of $10,000 for funeral and related expenses and as of 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, 121 people had donated $7,760.

UPDATE POSTED 9 A.M. TUESDAY, FEB. 1, 2022

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A 62-year-old Lexington man was killed Monday morning when struck by a car near the University of Kentucky hospital.

Fayette County Coroner Gary Ginn said Gary Weathers died at 11:55 a.m. after being struck at about 6:30 a.m. Monday near South Limestone and Conn Terrace. He was struck by a car that was traveling inbound on South Limestone, Ginn said.

Police said Monday Weathers was not in a cross walk. Thee driver of the car remained at the scene, police said.

ORIGINAL STORY POSTED 9 A.M. MONDAY, JAN. 31, 2022

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A person was critically injured Monday morning when struck by a passenger car in the area of UK Medical Center.

According to Lexington Police, the accident was reported just before 6:30 a.m. at South Limestone and Conn Terrace. The pedestrian was struck in the outbound lane of Limestone and was not in the crosswalk, police said.

The pedestrian was taken to UK Hospital with life-threatening injuries. The driver of the car remained at the scene, police said.

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