LORETTO - Heather Bickett, 23, of Loretto, died Sunday after an automobile driven by her husband, Michael Bickett, struck her as she was walking along Spencer Hamilton Road Sunday evening, state police said.
Michael Bickett was driving north at 4 p.m. when his 1995 Ford struck his wife. She was airlifted to the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center. She died early this morning at the hospital. She was pronounced dead by the Fayette County coroner.
Michael Bickett was lodged Sunday in the Marion County Detention Center and charged with first-degree wanton endangerment.
State Trooper Fred Cornett is still investigating and said additional charges are pending.