UPDATE: Coroner IDs pedestrian killed crossing Dixie Highway Saturday night

UPDATE: Coroner IDs pedestrian killed crossing Dixie Highway Saturday night
Reports came in for the pedestrian struck on the 6900 block of Dixie Highway around 11:15 p.m. Saturday night. (Source: WLOX)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office has identified the pedestrian that was hit and killed on Dixie Highway Saturday night.

32-year-old Michael Eugene Atkinson died due to multiple blunt force trauma, with the manner of death ruled an accident according to the coroner.

Reports came in for the pedestrian struck on the 6900 block of Dixie Highway around 11:15 p.m. Saturday night.

Initial reports from LMPD said a man was crossing Dixie Highway from west to east and was hit by a vehicle driving down the highway.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not been released at this time.

LMPD said the driver was not impaired at the time of the crash.

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