Calvert City man walking in road hit by car, killed

MARSHALL COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - A Marshall County man was struck and killed by a car Thursday morning.

A spokeswoman for the sheriff's office says Archie Griggs, 61, of Calvert City was walking in the southbound lane of Griggstown Road when he was struck by a car traveling in the same lane as it came around the curve at the Salyer Creek Road intersection just before 6:30 a.m.

The 26-year-old driver reportedly told officers he did not see Griggs walking in the road.

Griggs was pronounced dead at the scene by the Marshall County Coroner.

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