Pedestrian dies after being hit by 2 vehicles

Published: Dec. 18, 2015 at 3:33 AM EST|Updated: Dec. 25, 2015 at 3:33 AM EST
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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – The name of a pedestrian who died after being hit by multiple vehicles Thursday evening has been released.

William Allen Young, 55, died of blunt force trauma after he was hit by a passenger vehicle and a FedEx truck, according to Jefferson County Deputy Coroner Jack Arnold.

Louisville Metro Police Department spokeswoman Alicia Smiley said Young attempted to cross Fegenbush Lane when he was sideswiped by a Chevy Camaro and fell in the eastbound lane around 7:50 p.m. While lying in the roadway he was hit by a FedEx truck. Both the driver Camaro and the FedEx truck stopped a short distance away from the accident.

Young was taken to University of Louisville Hospital where he was pronounced dead. His name has not been released.

Smiley said Young was walking outside of the crosswalk at the time of the accident. Police believe Young may have been intoxicated at the time of the accident.

No charges are expected to be filed against either driver.

Funeral arrangements for Young are pending.

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