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Fatal Traffic Crash involving a Pedestrian in McCreary County

Date of News Release: 05/18/2016

(LONDON, KY.) - On Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at approximately 10:20 PM, Kentucky State Police Post 11, London received a report of a single-vehicle traffic crash involving a pedestrian at the 7 mile marker on US HWY 27 in McCreary County.

Upon arrival, Trooper Shaler Jones determined that a 2001 Dodge pick-up truck operated by Jennifer L. Pugh, 41, of Pine Knot was traveling southbound when she struck Bobby S. Stephens, 37, of Stearns as he was walking near the center-line of the HWY.

Stephens sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene by the McCreary County Coroner's Office.