Sheriff: One dead in Daviess Co. vehicle vs pedestrian accident

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DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (WEHT) — The Daviess County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal vehicle versus pedestrian crash in the 3500 block of Fairview Drive just before 9 p.m Saturday night.

Authorities say a 74-year-old male walked into the path of a vehicle going southbound on Fairview Drive just outside of Owensboro.

The pedestrian was transported to the hospital and pronounced dead. The driver of the SUV was not injured and alcohol is not be believed to be a factor, according to the sheriff’s office.

The sheriff says toxicology results are pending for the pedestrian whose name will not be released at this time.

(This story was originally published February 27, 2021)

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