UPDATE: Man Hit Twice In Fatal Hit-Skip Wreck In Florence
By Mike Perleberg
Update published at 9:10 a.m.:
Police say a Cincinnati man was killed after being hit by two vehicles on Dixie Highway in Florence.
The accident happened at around 10:05 p.m. near the intersection with Richardson Road.
Friends told officers that 32-year-old Nicholas Arthur was walking with them along the highway when he separated from the group. Arthur was struck by a vehicle which fled the scene.
As he laid in the road, a second vehicle hit Arthur.
Arthur was transported to St. Elizabeth Hospital in Florence where he was pronounced dead.
The Boone County Sheriff’s Office Reconstruction Unit is investigating the dead hit-and-run crash. Deputies ask that anyone with information on identity of the driver or occupants of the hit-and-run vehicle to call the Boone County Sheriff’s Office at (859) 334-2175 or Crime Stoppers at (513) 352-3040.
Original story published at 6:50 a.m.:
(Florence, Ky.) – A pedestrian was struck and killed by a car in Florence late Monday night.
Police say the accident happened around 10:00 p.m. on Dixie Highway at Richardson Road. An unidentified man died as a result of the crash.
No further details have been released.