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Pedestrian Killed on I-24 in Lyon County

Date of News Release: 07/06/2015

(Lyon County) - Kentucky State Police are investigating the death of a pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle traveling westbound on Interstate 24 at the 34.5 mile marker around 1:30 A.M. this morning. Julie Marie Reimann, 50, of McGregor, MN was traveling with family from Florida to Missouri when they stopped on the shoulder of the interstate. Ms. Reimann attempted to walk across the interstate when she was struck by a westbound vehicle driven by Sheryl Newton of Calvert City, KY. Ms. Reimann was pronounced dead at the scene by the Lyon County Coroner. KSP was assisted at the scene by Lyon County Sheriff Department, Lyon County EMS, Lyon County Rescue, Kuttawa Fire Department and Eddyville Fire Department. The investigation is continuing by Collision Reconstructionist, Trooper Eric Fields.