Fatal Traffic Crash involving a Pedestrian / McCreary County

(LONDON, KY.) – On Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at approximately 10:20 PM, Kentucky State Police Post 11, London received a report of a single-vehicle traffic crash involving a pedestrian at the 7 mile marker on US HWY 27 in McCreary County.

Upon arrival, Trooper Shaler Jones determined that a 2001 Dodge pick-up truck operated by Jennifer L. Pugh, 41, of Pine Knot was traveling southbound when she struck Bobby S. Stephens, 37, of Stearns as he was walking near the center-line of the HWY.

Stephens sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene by the McCreary County Coroner’s Office.

Trooper Jones is continuing the investigation. He was assisted at the scene by McCreary County Sheriff’s Office, McCreary County Coroner’s Office, McCreary County EMS and Whitley City Fire Department.



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