UPDATE: LPD still asking for information in April hit-and-run

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Police in Lexington continue investigating a fatal hit-and-run that happened April 22 on New Circle Road.

Officers say 52-year-old Roger Morrison was hit on New Circle Road near Industry Road and Sunshine Lane.

Surveillance video from a nearby business shows Morrison was walking in the roadway on the outer loop of New Circle just after 4:00 a.m. when he was struck by a dark four-door car, that drove off after the collision.

Officers believe the car sustained damage to the front passenger side and windshield.

Police are asking anyone who might have been a witness, or may have nay information to call them at (859) 258-3679.  Information can also be left anonymously by texting LEXPD plus the tip to CRIMES (274637,) or through Bluegrass Crime Stoppers at (859) 253-2020 or www.bluegrasscrimestoppers.com

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4/22 @ 10:53 a.m.

The Fayette Co. Coroner has identified the victim in what is now being called a hit-and-run in Lexington.

According to the Coroner, the victim is 52-year-old Roger Morrison.

Morrison’s body was discovered just after 4 a.m. Friday on New Circle Road and Industry Road.

A Coroner’s report says that Morrison died of injuries sustained after being hit by a car on Industry Road while crossing the street.

The report adds that the driver in the incident drove off.

The investigation into the death continues.

 

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