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Berea woman, 78, dies in Lexington days after being hit by a motorcycle

A Berea woman died Wednesday after being hit by a motorcycle, according to Berea police Lt. Jake Reed.

Betty Pheanis, 78, died at University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital of injuries she received in the Saturday accident, according to the coroner’s office. The accident occurred on Mount Vernon Road in Berea.

Pheanis died of blunt-force trauma at 12:35 p.m., according to the coroner’s office.

Pheanis was attempting to cross the road, Reed said.. Pheanis and the motorcyclists attempted to avoid a collision. However, she was struck by one motorcycle.

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