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KSP Post 13 Investigating Fatal Crash Involving Pedestrian

Happy, KY. (January 5, 2020) – A Perry County woman was killed after being struck by a vehicle yesterday evening.  Troopers with Kentucky State Police Post 13 responded to the crash scene on Kentucky Highway 15 in the Happy community at around 6:30 p.m. Saturday.  Perry County Sheriff’s Deputies, Perry County Ambulance and Vicco-Sassafras Fire Department assisted at the scene.

The initial investigation determined that Larry Fields II, age 33 of Scuddy was traveling south in a 2002 Chrysler PT Cruise on KY 15 near the Happy IGA, when his vehicle struck a woman who was walking on the highway. The woman, 54 year old Kathy Spencer of Happy was pronounced deceased at the scene by Perry County Deputy Coroner Jeff Combs.  Larry Fields was not injured.

An autopsy is scheduled today at the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Frankfort. Impairment is not suspected as a factor in this incident and no criminal charges are pending at this time.  Trooper Adam Baker with KSP Post 13 is leading this investigation.

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