Pedestrian killed by police officer

jackson, ky - By Matt McCutcheon - e-mail | bio

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – An investigation is underway this Monday morning, after an unusual chain of events late Sunday evening in Breathitt County.

According to police, just after 10:00 pm Sunday, a man was struck by a Kentucky State Police officer's vehicle.

It happened along Highway 15 at Kings Road in Jackson.

Breathitt County police report that 38-year-old Kenneth Sizemore was walking along the shoulder of the road.

While walking, he was struck by the police cruiser and was pronounced dead at the scene.

It wasn't immediately clear what may have led to that crash.  An investigation is ongoing by Kentucky State Police in Frankfort.

We have learned that the officer involved is five-year department veteran Trooper Michael Fogleman.  No other additional details about the officer have been made available at this time.

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