Pedestrian taken to hospital after hit by truck in McCracken Co., KY

PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) - A Paducah man was taken to a hospital after being hit by a truck.

It happened just after noon on April 8 on Highland Church Rd. in McCracken County, Kentucky according to the sheriff's office.

The 69-year-old man said he was checking his mail and tried to get a small dog out of the road. He turned and was hit by a truck on the front fender.

Alcohol was a factor with the pedestrian according to the sheriff's office. The pedestrian received non-incapacitating injuries.

The driver of the pickup was given a sobriety test and was not under the influence.

Lone Oak Fire and Mercy Ambulance responded to the scene.

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