A Perry County woman was killed after being struck by a vehicle Sunday evening.

According to a statement from Kentucky State Police Post 13, on Jan. 5, troopers responded to a crash on Ky. 15 in the Happy community at approximately 6:30 p.m..  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 driving south in a 2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser on Ky. 15 near the Happy IGA, when his vehicle struck a woman who was walking on the highway. The woman, Kathy Spencer, 54, of Happy was pronounced deceased at the scene by Perry County Deputy Coroner Jeff Combs. According to KSP, Larry Fields was not injured.

Kentucky State Police say that an autopsy was scheduled for Monday, Jan. 6, 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, the statement said.  

Trooper Adam Baker is leading the investigation.

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