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Update to the One Killed in a Hit and Run Fatality Collision on US 41-Alt

Date of News Release: 11/12/2009

(Henderson, Ky.) -- Victim of the accident is a Joseph H. Estep of Sebree, Ky. He was 51 years of age. He was not wearing a helmet. Investigation is still on going.

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Date of News Release: 11/12/2009

(Henderson, Ky.) -- Kentucky State Police Post 16 Henderson is investigating a hit and run fatality collision that occurred on US 41-Alternate approximately ¼ mile north of KY 425 in Henderson County on Wednesday, November 11, 2009. A white male was northbound on US 41-Alternate on a scooter when it is believed that the scooter was struck in the rear by another vehicle. The male subject was thrown from the scooter and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Henderson County Coroners Office. The name is of the victim is not being released at this time due to family notification. An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday morning at the Kentucky State Medical Examiners Office in Madisonville. The Kentucky State Police was assisted at the scene by the Henderson County Sheriffs Office, Henderson County Ambulance Service, and the Henderson County Coroners Office. Anyone with information concerning this collision can call the Kentucky State Police at 270-826-3312 or 1-800-222-5555 (in the state of Kentucky only, does not work out of state).

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