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Murray man dies after being hit by jeep on highway

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CALLOWAY COUNT, KY. (WSIL) -- A 38-year-old man from Murray is dead after being hit by a jeep on the highway.

According to the Sheriff's Office, the incident took place Friday night around 10:15.

Deputies responded to the 2000 block of Highway 641 South for a report of an injury collision.

A preliminary investigation has indicated Shawn Burns, of Springville, Tennessee, was southbound on Highway 641 South in a Jeep Wrangler immediately prior to the collision.

Joshua Frost was standing in the southbound travel portion of Highway 641 when the jeep hit him causing fatal injuries.

The 38-year-old of Murray, Kentucky was pronounced dead at the scene by Calloway County Coroner Ricky Garland.

Calloway County Sheriff’s Office was assisted on scene by the Kentucky State Police, Murray-Calloway County Emergency Medical Services, Calloway County Fire-Rescue Department, and Calloway County Office of Emergency Management.

Brooke Schlyer

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