A 59-year-old man died after he was struck at the intersection of Russell Cave and New Circle roads in Lexington Thursday, the coroner said.
Steven Ray Tracy died of head trauma, according to the coroner. He was hit about 5:40 a.m..
The crash is being investigated as an accident, coroner's office said.
Police temporarily closed the inner loop of New Circle Road between Boardwalk Avenue and Russell Cave Road to investigate the accident. The road was reopened around 7:50 a.m., according to the Lexington Traffic Management Center. Various lanes at Russell Cave Road were also temporarily shut down due to police investigation, the traffic management center said.
Police said the pedestrian was struck while walking on or near the crosswalk.
A pair of shoes were seen in the intersection as the police reconstruction unit worked at the scene.
Tracy is the sixth pedestrian to be struck and killed by a vehicle this year in Lexington. There were nine pedestrian fatalities last year.