Central City, KY – Man Loses Life in Pedestrian Crash on Western Kentucky Parkway near MM 58

Central City, KY (April 20, 2022) – One man lost his life as a result of a pedestrian accident in Muhlenberg County on Monday evening, April 18. At around 10:30 p.m., authorities were dispatched to the scene of an auto accident on Western Kentucky Parkway.

Reports from the Central City Police Department show that a 38-year-old man was walking near mile marker 58 on the Western Kentucky Parkway. For unknown reasons, he was struck by a vehicle passing through the area.

Several officers with the Central City Fire Department, Muhlenberg County Sheriff's Office, and Muhlenberg County EMS responded to provide assistance.

The victim sustained severe injuries as a result of the crash and was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Muhlenberg County Coroner's Office.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Kentucky

Over 5,900 victims lose their lives in pedestrian accidents across the United States every year. Around 100 of these victims pass away after being harmed in crashes here in the state of Kentucky. Although our state has taken several steps toward protecting pedestrians who travel along our roadways, we continue to see them harmed at an alarming rate.

Dealing with the unexpected loss of a loved one is not something that we are able to prepare for. When victims lose their lives in pedestrian crashes, they often leave behind families who are forced to endure the overwhelming mental and financial consequences. Many families phase tens of thousands of dollars on funeral costs and other end-of-life arrangements.

Quite often, families are deprived of a source of income that they have grown to depend upon. When victims lose their lives in auto-pedestrian accidents, it is crucial that their families reach out to a wrongful death lawyer in Central City as soon as possible. Families may have legal options available to help them secure the financial compensation that they need to cover these and other expenses they face moving forward.

Todd County Wrongful Death Lawyers

The Central City pedestrian accident lawyers at Mike Breen Attorney at Law, PCS have decades of experience helping families across Kentucky get justice after losing loved ones in preventable accidents.

Our lawyers can help your family by building the strongest case possible on your behalf. Our lawyers will gather evidence from the scene, speak with witnesses, obtain police reports, and obtain medical reports. We will use this and other types of evidence to aggressively negotiate full and fair compensation on your behalf.

If your loved one has lost their life as a result of a pedestrian accident, contact our Kentucky personal injury law firm today at 270-782-3030. Schedule a free case review with our team to discuss your case.

Note: Our writers used secondary sources to create this post. These sources include but are not limited to state and local police reports, news stories, and various other media sources. Our team has not independently verified all of the facts pertaining to this accident. If there is any information that is incorrect, please contact Mike Breen Attorney at Law, PSC right away so we can make the correction to the post. 

Disclaimer: This post is not intended to be a solicitation for business. None of the information in this post is meant to be legal or medical advice. If you are injured in an accident, seek medical assistance as soon as possible. The photo used in this post was not taken at the actual accident site.


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