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
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.