Pedestrian hit, killed crossing Richmond Road in Lexington

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Police closed a stretch of inbound Richmond Road in Lexington because of a fatal crash early Friday morning.

Police say a car hit and killed a woman around 5:30 as she was crossing Richmond Road near Mentelle Park. She was not in a crosswalk, police said.

Police could not find identification on the woman. She has since been identified by the Fayette County Coroner's Office as 73-year-old Judith Penelope.

Investigators say the driver of the vehicle did stop. They do not expect to file charges against the driver.

Inbound Richmond Road was shut down for more than two hours while the crash was investigated. Investigators reopened the roadway around 8:30 a.m.

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