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Police: Man hit & killed on New Hartford Rd. in Owensboro

Police: Man hit & killed on New Hartford Rd. in Owensboro
Published: May. 6, 2022 at 6:04 AM CDT|Updated: May. 6, 2022 at 8:39 AM CDT
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OWENSBORO, Ky. (WFIE) - Officers with the Owensboro Police Department say they were called to a deadly collision Friday morning.

They say it happened around 5:15 a.m. on New Hartford Road, just north of the Highway 60 bypass.

Officers say a 45-year-old man was hit and killed.

Police say northbound traffic was completely shut down while they worked to clear the scene.

The northbound lanes of New Hartford Road were shut down for several hours.

One lane going southbound was also shut down.

OPD public information officer Andrew Boggess says they worked to get the road back open as quick as possible.

The coroner says the victim died of blunt-force trauma. He died on-scene.

No word yet on the victim’s name or the status of the other driver.

Police say this is still an ongoing investigation.

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