LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Bitter cold temperatures may have played a role in a person's death Friday morning in Lexington.
Lexington police said someone called around 8 a.m. to report a man sleeping in the cold under the I-75 overpass on Winchester Rd.
The caller was concerned the man was not properly dressed for the cold weather.
Police responded and found a man unresponsive. Police notified the coroner.
The Fayette County Coroner identified the man as 59-year-old Jerry Johnson. The coroner says Johnson died due to hypothermia overnight.
This is at least the second time a homeless person has been found dead in Lexington this winter.
Police say it's common for homeless people to set up camps in that area.