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Authorities investigating death of man discovered in Kentucky roadway


BEREA, Kentucky — Authorities are investigating the death of a man who was found lying in a roadway in Madison County, Kentucky.

According to WKYT-TV (, Berea police were called to the intersection of Prospect Street and Forest Street around 11:56 p.m. Friday night where 71-year-old Billy Croucher was discovered unresponsive.

Investigators believe he may have been hit by a car, but said no other vehicles were present at the time he was found.

The Madison County Coroner's office pronounced Croucher dead at the scene.

Information from: WKYT-TV,

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