Victim identified in deadly pedestrian accident

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – A man who was hit and killed by a pickup truck Monday night in Jessamine County has been identified.

The victim was identified as 28-year old Jesse C. Reece, of Nicholasville, who died of multiple blunt force trauma, according to the Fayette County coroner.

Investigators say Reece was hit while trying to cross US 27 North at Windmill Way early Monday evening.  He died later that night at UK Hospital in Lexington, according to the coroner.

The driver of the pickup told investigators he didn’t see Reece before hitting him.

Funeral arrangements for Reece are incomplete.

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