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Name of man hit and killed in Carter County released

Published: Nov. 12, 2021 at 8:34 AM EST
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UPDATE 11/12/21 @ 3:45 p.m.

CARTER COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) - Kentucky State Police have released the name of a man hit and killed Friday morning along State Route 174.

Police say Anthony Conn, 31, died in the incident.

According to police, the driver of the vehicle was headed west just after 6 a.m. Friday and passed a driver traveling east who had their high beams on. Police say, as the vehicles passed, the lights impacted the vision of the driver who was not able to see Conn walking in the center of the roadway.

Conn was pronounced dead at the scene.

A spokesperson for the Kentucky State Police say there are no charges at this time.

No other information has been released.

ORIGINAL STORY

CARTER COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) - A pedestrian was hit and killed Friday morning along State Route 174, according to 911 dispatchers.

According to Olive Hill Fire and Rescue, Route 174 is shut down at Mocabee Creek and Eagle Hall Cemetery.

No other details have been released.

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