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Fontaine Jeffery, 58, killed in pedestrian collision with two vehicles at Second and Jefferson Streets in Louisville, Kentucky
Modified Date:Mon, 08/03/2015 - 11:30am
Accident Date:Friday, January 23, 2015
"It is with deep sadness that the Louisville Marriott Downtown confirms the passing of one of our valued, long-time associates in a pedestrian accident last night at the intersection of Second and Jefferson Streets. This associate was a true friend to all who will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this difficult time."
A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against WHAS TV News, a sports reporter, a tow truck company and its driver in connection with the death of a woman who was hit when she fell in a downtown Louisville crosswalk in January.
A sports reporter for WHAS 11, the ABC affiliate in Louisville, has been charged for leaving the scene of an accident that killed a woman in January. Reporter Jeff Woods faces a felony charge of failure to stop and render aid in connection to the crash.
Fontaine Jeffery, 58, was struck and killed by a vehicle at the intersection of Second and Jefferson Streets around 8:30 p.m. Friday. She was taken to University Hospital hospital where she was pronounced deceased. Jeffery was in the crosswalk at Second and Jefferson when she fell and was then hit by two vehicles. Authorities have spoken to both drivers of the vehicles that hit her.
Roadway:Second and Jefferson Streets
County:Jefferson County, KY