Early morning hit-and-run in Lexington KY leaves 1 woman dead

A pedestrian was struck by a car and the driver fled the scene

A pedestrian was killed in an early morning hit-and-run accident in Lexington, Kentucky, on Tuesday. The victim, identified as Anna Kolokotsas, 44, suffered blunt-force trauma injuries and died at the hospital.

According to the Fayette County Coroner, Kolokotsas was hit by a car near North Broadway and Fourth Street around 1 a.m. The driver of the car did not stop to help and fled the scene.

Police are investigating the incident and looking for clues

The police are investigating the incident and looking for clues to identify the driver and motive of the hit-and-run. They are asking anyone who witnessed the accident or has any information to contact them.

GJPD cop car

The police have released a sketch of the car that was involved in the accident. It is described as a silver sedan with a Kentucky license plate that starts with “KY”. The police are also asking anyone who has dashcam footage or surveillance video from nearby businesses or residences to share it with them.

The community is mourning and demanding justice for Kolokotsas

The community is mourning and demanding justice for Kolokotsas, who was described by her friends and family as a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. She worked as a nurse at Baptist Health Lexington Medical Center and enjoyed traveling, gardening, and spending time with her loved ones.

A vigil was held on Tuesday night at North Broadway Park to honor Kolokotsas and raise awareness about hit-and-run accidents. Many people attended the vigil and expressed their grief and anger over Kolokotsas’ death. They also urged the authorities to find the driver who killed her and bring him or her to justice.

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