DUE TO HEAVY SNOWS IN WESTERN KENTUCKY...WIDESPREAD 6 TO 12 INCH SNOWFALL AMOUNTS HAVE HAULTED AREA TRAVEL. ISOLATED 15 INCH AMOUNTS HAVE BEEN REPORTED. DRIFTS UP TO A FOOT AND A HALF HAVE ALSO BEEN REPORTED. THIS IS A DANGEROUS STORM SITUATION AND TRAVEL SHOULD BE AVOIDED IF AT ALL POSSIBLE. (National Weather Service)

breakingnews FATALACCIDENT 300HENDERSON, Ky. (10/2/13) – UPDATE: The pedestrian has been identifed as Mark E. Welch, 54, Henderson.

A pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene of an accident in the 800 block of North Green Street Tuesday night just before 8:45 p.m. According to the Henderson Police Department, the pedestrian apparently stepped off the sidewalk in front of Cody Keen, 18, Henderson, who was driving south on Green St. Keen hit the pedestrian.

The Henderson County Sheriff’s Office is assisting with the accident. The identity of the pedestrian was temporarily withheld pending notification of the victim’s family.

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