A man was hit by a car while walking his dog across a busy Lexington road. It happened at about 8:30pm Saturday night along Harrodsburg Road in front of the Turfland Mall.
Police say 47-year old Ricky Young of Florida was not in a cross walk when he was struck in the northbound lanes. He was rushed to the hospital with life threatening injuries. The dog died in the wreck.
The driver of the car was not hurt.
The northbound lanes of Harrodsburg Road were shut down from Springhurst to Lane Allen while police investigated the crash.