UPDATE: Person hit and killed by car near Dixie Hwy and Ashby Ln - WDRB 41 Louisville News

UPDATE: Person hit and killed by car near Dixie Hwy and Ashby Ln identified

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A 46-year-old man was hit and killed by a car Wednesday night, according to MetroSafe. 

Dispatchers say the report of a pedestrian struck came in just after 7:00 p.m. Wednesday night. They said it happened near the intersection of Dixie Highway and Ashby Lane. 

Police say Brian Oneal was walking across Dixie Highway when he was hit by a car. He was pronounced dead on scene. 

According to police, Oneal was wearing dark clothing and was not in a crosswalk. LMPD's traffic unit is investigating, but officers say they do not anticipate charges against the driver.

The Jefferson County Coroner's Office says Oneal died of multiple blunt-force injuries. His funeral arrangements are still pending. 

The Coroner's office says Oneal is originally from Vine Grove, Ky., but was homeless when he was hit. 

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