Third deadly hit and run in Lexington in a week

For the third time in a week, Lexington police are investigating a deadly hit and run crash.

The latest one happened Saturday evening on Bryan Avenue at Emerson Drive. The victim was rushed to UK Hospital where he passed away from his injuries.

Police say the man in his 50's was crossing the road when he was hit by a car. Witnesses say the driver then sped off. There were two witnesses, but police say they're reports of the vehicle responsible for the crash are different.

Reconstruction crews were on the scene for several hours after the crash trying to piece together what happened. Police continue to investigate.

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