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Florence PD: 1 dead, another injured after vehicle struck them on Burlington Pike

Pedestrians struck Florence.jpg
Pedestrians struck Florence.jpg
Posted at 8:49 PM, Dec 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-28 22:17:16-05

FLORENCE, Ky. — One person has died and another was hospitalized after a vehicle struck them on Burlington Pike Monday evening, according to Florence Police.

Florence police and firefighters responded near Woodspoint Drive for a report of two pedestrians struck just before 7 p.m. One of the pedestrians was transported to UC Hospital by medical helicopter, where she remains in stable condition.

The other, 56-year-old Jeanie Kinney of Newport, was pronounced dead at St. Elizabeth Florence Hospital.

The Florence Police Accident Reconstruction Team is continuing their investigation. Police did not release any information on a potential suspect, and they ask anyone with more information about the crash to call (859) 647-5420.