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Woman hit by vehicle in Rowan County; airlifted to hospital

MOREHEAD, Ky. (WKYT/WYMT) - Kentucky State Police say a woman is in critical condition after she was struck by a vehicle while walking in Rowan County Saturday night.

The accident happened around 6:30pm on KY 377 just 12 miles north of Morehead.

Troopers say Brooke Justice, 23, was walking south in the northbound lane when she was struck by a Pickup truck driven by Joshua Cooper, 26 of Morehead.

Justice was flown to UK Medical Center where she is listed in critical condition.

State Police say alcohol is not believed to be a contributing factor in the accident.

The accident remains under investigation by State Police.


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