Bourbon County

Man dies of injuries after being found on Bourbon County road

A 22-year-old man died at University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital Saturday after being found unresponsive on a Bourbon County road, according to the Fayette County coroner's office.

Stephen T. Muoio Jr. of Paris was found on U.S. 460 (Georgetown Road) about 5:20 a.m.; he was flown to UK Hospital where died of a severe brain injury at 5:40 p.m., the coroner's office said.

The Bourbon County Sheriff's Office said Muoio was found in front of Belvedere Farm. Bourbon County Sheriff Mark Matthews said he suspected the man was struck by a vehicle.

A car mirror or side of a vehicle may have hit the man, Matthews said.

Police responded to the scene at 5:20 a.m.