Man Hit and Killed Crossing Street

A man is dead after being hit by a car on a busy Lexington Road. It happened on South Broadway at Red Mile at 7:40 a.m. Wednesday.

Police say Eugene Childress, 74, was not walking in a cross walk when the car slammed into him. Childress was rushed to the Hospital where he died.

The road was shut down and traffic backed up while police were on the scene. The accident remains under investigation. We're told Childress lived in the area.

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