UPDATE: Woman may have taken own life in accident

UPDATE POSTED 12:15 P.M. NOV. 23, 2020

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A pedestrian killed early Monday morning when struck by a vehicle on Versailles Road may have committed suicide.

“It appears the fatal crash was a suicide. The victim intentionally laid down in the road,” Police spokesperson Brenna Angel said.

UPDATE: 7:15 a.m…FAYETTE COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- A woman died after being hit by a car early Monday morning in Fayette County.

According to police, the accident happened around 1:30 a.m. on U.S. 60 — Versailles Road — near Westmoreland Estates. The woman died at the scene, according to police.’

The roadway was closed for several hours in the area while crews investigated, but reopened at about 6 a.m.

No other details about the victim or driver have bee released.

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