State police on the lookout for hit-and-run driver

HOPKINS COUNTY, KY — Kentucky State Police troopers are on the lookout for a driver who hit a pedestrian and drove away Wednesday morning.

Troopers say 29-year-old Dkota Gobin of Providence, Kentucky, was walking northbound along the shoulder of U.S. 41 when he was hit from behind by a northbound vehicle. The hit-and-run incident happened around 10:43 a.m. Wednesday about 2 miles south of Nortonville in Hopkins County.

A passerby stopped to help Gobin, and he was taken by ambulance to Baptist Health Madisonville. Troopers say Gobin is still being treated at the hospital.

The driver and the vehicle that hit Gobin are unknown, and KSP Post 2 asks anyone with information about the incident to call 270-676-3313