Pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle in Greenup

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An Ohio man died Tuesday after he was struck by a vehicle on U.S. 23 in Greenup County, Kentucky State Police said.

Two vehicles swerved to miss Robert L. Saylers Jr., 48, of Franklin Furnace, Ohio, who was standing in the road, but he was struck by a third vehicle driven by Brenda Gammon of South Shore, who was southbound on U.S. 23 about 9:40 p.m. Tuesday.

Saylers was taken to Southern Ohio Medical Center, where he later died.

Gammon, who was wearing a seat belt, was not injured.

It was not clear why Saylers was standing in the road.

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