By Kyle Lovern
ELKHORN CITY, Ky. - A pedestrian was killed Wednesday evening in an incident reported to Kentucky State Police Post 9, Pikeville.
Information obtained at the scene indicates that Johnny F. Stewart, 46, of Elkhorn City, was traveling west on Ky. Route 80 at about 8:31 p.m.when the 2002 GMC Yukon he was driving struck Samantha Bennett, 21, also of Elkhorn City.
Bennett was pronounced dead at the scene by Pike County Deputy Coroner Denver Bailey.
This incident remains under investigation by Kentucky State Police Accident Reconstructionist Trooper Bryan Layne and KSP Detective Jason Merlo.