Kentucky Teen Crash Victim Identified ~ OPOLAW Injury Blog

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Kentucky Teen Crash Victim Identified

A teenager hit and killed by a car on Thursday morning (14DEC06) in Louisville, Kentucky has been identified as Nekeesha Malone. Malone was killed while crossing an intersection at Beech Street and Algonquin Parkway when she was hit by a woman driving a red GMC sport utility vehicle. The Iroquois Middle School seventh grader was taken to Kosair Children’s Hospital, where she died of her injuries. According to Louisville Metro Police spokeswoman Alicia Smiley, the 22-year-old SUV driver was cited for driving on a suspended license, but had the green light and the right of way. Smiley says, "The driver has said that she did not see the child as she was crossing the street."

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