Louisville Detective Killed in Lexington by Alleged Drunk Driver

Two pedestrians β€” including a Louisville police officer β€” were killed early Saturday when police say they were hit by a drunken driver on South Upper Street in Lexington.

Detective Jason Schweitzer (Photo: Louisville PD)Detective Jason Schweitzer (Photo: Louisville PD)

Two pedestrians β€” including a Louisville police officer β€” were killed early Saturday when police say they were hit by a drunken driver on South Upper Street in Lexington.

Louisville police identified the officer as Detective Jason Schweitzer. The Fayette County coroner’s office identified the other victim as Timothy Moore, 56, of Lexington, a University of Kentucky employee.

Lexington police charged the driver with two counts of second-degree manslaughter and one count of driving under the influence in the first degree, Kentucky.com reports.

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