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Police cruiser in central Kentucky hits, kills pedestrian


STANFORD, Kentucky — A pedestrian has died after being hit by a police cruiser in central Kentucky.

WLEX-TV ( reports the Lincoln County coroner says 69-year-old Howard Robbins was hit by a Stanford city police car Thursday night while walking alongside a highway in Lincoln County.

The station reports he was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. An autopsy is scheduled in Frankfort.

The coroner says the officer was on his way to work. No further details were immediately available.

Information from: WLEX-TV,

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