Ballard County woman hit, killed by tractor trailer

Ballard County woman hit, killed by tractor trailer

BALLARD COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - A Ballard County woman has died after she was hit by a tractor trailer.

It happened on Wickliffe Road around 7:15 Monday night.

According to the sheriff's department, the driver of the tractor trailer was heading east and as he was approaching Hamburg Road, he noticed a woman in the middle of the road, waving her arms.

The driver, who is from Missouri, tried to miss the woman, but he was not able to swerve in time.

The victim, 38-year-old Dzra Johnson was taken by helicopter to a local hospital. She died around 10:00 Monday night.

The crash remains under investigation.

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