LONDON, KY - Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff's Detective Hunter Disney along with Capt. Richard Dalrymple, shift Sgt. Travis Napier and K-9 Deputy Brian France are conducting a death investigation after being dispatched to a train versus pedestrian accident on Tuesday night July 25, 2023.
The accident occurred approximately 1 mile north of London and approximately 150 yards north of the intersection of Bullock Road and the railroad there at around 9:59 P.M..
Investigators report that apparently a northbound train struck an individual who was on the tracks causing fatal injuries to that individual.
The victim is identified as Alexis Farmer age 26 of London, KY: Deceased at the scene.
Assisting at the scene were: Laurel County Coroner Doug Bowling and staff along with Ambulance Inc. of Laurel County, London-Laurel Rescue Squad, and East Bernstadt Fire Department. Also assisting was Laurel Constable Robert Smith.
Laurel Sheriff's Detective Hunter Disney, who is the case officer, continues his investigation.