Ky. factory employee hit, killed by car during break

Ky. factory employee hit, killed by car during break

Ky. factory employee hit, killed by car during break

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by WHAS11

WHAS11.com

Posted on July 13, 2012 at 10:15 PM

Updated Saturday, Jul 14 at 4:29 PM

SHELBYVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- A Shelbyville, Ky. factory employee who was accidentally run over by a co-worker while he was taking a nap has died from his injuries.

The Jefferson County Coroner said 30-year-old Omar Vargas died at University Hospital.

Police say Vargas was on lunch break taking a nap on a small porch at the Kittrich Corporation when he was hit by a car.

The man's co-worker was driving the car and says the acceleration got stuck. She ran over a fence and then hit the employee.

Kittrich Corporation factory is in the Shelby County Industrial Park, and distributes construction paper.


 

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