A St. Elmo man was killed in an accident that occurred 1/4 mile West of St. Elmo, early Saturday morning.
At approximately 3:00am, 50 year old, Gregory Stoner, of St. Elmo was walking west in US Route 40, after having crashed his vehicle in a private driveway. 22 year old, Ashley Lakin, of Brownstown was traveling on US Route 40 and struck Stoner with her vehicle. Lakin had attempted to avoid striking Stoner, and swerved into the Southern ditch, overturning the vehicle onto its top.
Both Gregory Stoner and Ashley Lakin were transported to HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital. The Fayette County Coroner pronounced Stoner deceased.