Woman Struck and Killed in Rural Rowan County

Kentucky State Police report 32 year old Pamela L. Thurman was struck and killed by a pickup driven by 23-year old Brent T. Bradley; both from Morehead.

Police say Bradley swerved to avoid hitting Thurman but struck her with the passenger side of his truck. Thurman was knocked unconscious and the impact threw her into a ditch on the other side of the highway.

Thurman was air lifted to the UK Medical Center where she was later pronounced dead by Fayette County Coroner Miles White. The incident remains under investigation by state police.


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  • by Brenda Location: Ky on May 22, 2007 at 09:09 PM
    Pam will be missed by all who went to Church with her , her Childern and Family. No one can tell when a Deer will cross our path like it did Pams. Accidents do happen and I Pray the right thing will be done on Brent's behalf, Manslaughter is not always the right answer unless Speed
  • by Tiffany Location: Mount Sterling on May 21, 2007 at 06:00 PM
    I don't think that manslaughter would be the cause of this at this time. His blood levels need to be tested and also the speed at the time of the accident. Why was she in the road walking. Did she not get out of the way?
  • by Marie Location: Ky on May 21, 2007 at 05:43 PM
    Does no one believe in accidents anymore. First thing we say is are they going to jail.
  • by John Location: Morehead on May 21, 2007 at 04:40 PM
    Just before the young lady was hit by Mr. Bradley's truck my brother was traveling on the same road and had to swerved to miss the young lady as she was walking down the middle of his lane.Just prier to the accident someone had hit a deer on the same highway that my brother also ran over because he didn't see it in time .This road is very narrow and dark at night,with no shoulder to walk on.
  • by Jako Location: Lexington on May 21, 2007 at 11:09 AM
    Manslaughter charges would be dependent on whether she was in the roadway and depend on his soberness at the time. It's hard to imagine charging a driver with anything if they are sober, at the speed limit, in their lane and a pedestrian is suddenly in their path.
  • by Blake Location: Wagner on May 21, 2007 at 06:07 AM
    So will he be charged with manslaughter?

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