Kentucky State Police are searching for car that ran over a Pike County man who was walking along a busy roadway near Belfry Saturday evening.
Police say James R. Chapman, 62, of McVeigh, was wearing dark jeans and a dark shirt while walking along U.S. 119 just before 7 p.m. Saturday. Chapman was first struck by a 2004 Jeep Cherokee driven by Crystal D. Blair of Canada, Ky. A light-colored car also hit Chapman but left the scene.
Pike County Deputy Coroner Mike Mall pronounced Chapman dead at the scene.
The accident remains under investigation and anyone with information about the second car that hit Chapman should contact the state police Pikeville post at 606-433-7711 or 1-800-222-5555.