Pedestrian dies in fatal crash

June 18, 2024

Laurel Sheriff's Deputy Brad Mink along with London City Police Lt. Ryan Jackson who are members of the London-Laurel County Crash Reconstruction team are investigating a vehicle versus pedestrian traffic fatality which occurred on KY 490 approximately 5 miles north of London on Monday night June 17, 2024 at approximately 10:55 PM. The investigative team reports that apparently a pedestrian entered the roadway into the path of a northbound white colored Honda Accord and was struck by the vehicle. The victim is identified as: George E. Lewis age 57 of East Bernstadt – transported by Ambulance Inc. of Laurel County to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased a short time later. Assisting at the scene for the Laurel County Sheriff's office were: Laurel Sheriff's shift Sgt. Travis Napier, Deputy Nate Bishop, and Deputy Joe Breeding. Also assisting were: East Bernstadt Fire Department, London Laurel Rescue Squad, Ambulance Inc. of Laurel County, and the Laurel County Coroner's Office.