Police ID pedestrian killed in Elsmere crash

Police ID pedestrian killed in Elsmere crash
Posted at 10:09 AM, Apr 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-12 20:36:21-04

ELSMERE, Ky. -- A person was struck by a car and killed on New Buffington Road in Elsmere Monday night, police said.

Elsmere police, fire and EMS responded to a report of a pedestrian struck at 9:42 p.m. Monday. The pedestrian was dead upon arrival, police said, and the driver was taken to St. Elizabeth Medical Center.

Police later identified that person as 34-year-old Ladon E. Nelson, of Elsmere.

Elsmere police's fatal accident reconstruction team is investigating the incident; Sgt. Chad Carpenter with Elsmere police is the lead investigator on the case.

Police ask anyone with information to contact Elsmere police at 859-342-7344.