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Pedestrian Hit & Killed By Semi

Police now think the death of a pedestrian on a busy Lexington road may have been a suicide.

A 38-year-old Hispanic man was hit and killed by a semi truck on Versailles Road, near Blue Grass Airport. It happened at around 3:00 Tuesday morning.

Investigators say the semi's driver tried to avoid hitting the man by swerving.

Police say they're now investigating the case as a suicide after talking to the man's family.

Police think the victim may have been a squatter staying at a nearby barn.


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