Crime

Pedestrian struck and killed at Loudon and Broadway; two others injured in separate cases

One pedestrian was killed and two others were struck within a few hours overnight in Lexington, according to Lexington police.

William K. Barbour, 60, of Lexington died at University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital after being struck just after 7 p.m. Tuesday at West Loudon Avenue and North Broadway, the Fayette County coroner's office announced Wednesday.

Barbour was lying in the road and was unresponsive when officers arrived, police spokeswoman Sherelle Roberts said. Police performed CPR until an ambulance arrived.

Multiple witnesses told police that the victim was unsteady on his feet and staggering when he stepped into the road, Roberts said. Barbour was not in a crosswalk.

The first of two vehicles turning from Loudon Avenue onto Broadway missed Barbour, but the second, an SUV, struck him, she said.

The driver was not charged, Roberts said.

Funeral arrangements for Barbour are pending, the coroner's office said.

About two hours before Barbour was hit, a woman was struck by a car while walking her dogs on Henry Clay Boulevard at Menifee Avenue, police said.

The woman's dogs ran away after the accident and were still missing Wednesday morning, Roberts said.

Roberts said no charges have been filed in that case.

Another woman was struck by a vehicle in the 100 block of West Loudon Avenue about 12:26 a.m. Wednesday, police said.

The woman was crossing the street but wasn't in a crosswalk, Roberts said.

Information about the women's injuries was not immediately available.

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