Pedestrian dies from injuries


MARTIN – A pedestrian hit by a car along Highway 80 in Martin has died from their injuries, Martin City police reported this week.

Jeffrey Turner, 52, was alive but in critical condition at the scene after a vehicle hit him while he walked along the Martin spur bridge Thursday night. However, Turner later died at the hospital at approximately 11 p.m.

Floyd Deputy Coroner Omery Hall has reported that Turner’s body was sent to Frankfort for an official autopsy, and the state police are investigating.

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