A resettled Bhutanese man in Louisville, KY was fatally-hit and killed by a car in Fegenbush Saturday evening at around 6 p.m. He was pronounced dead shortly after he was rushed to a local hospital from the crash site.
Louisville police identified the deceased as Padam Neopaney. He was originally from Chirang and resettled in 2009 from Sanischare camp, Nepal.
BNS learnt that the police contacted the family and returned the dead body following his postmortem today. His funeral ceremony was underway when this report was being updated at 6:56 p.m., Sunday.
Reports said Neopaney was hit in the section of the road where there is no crosswalk and street lights. According to the source, he was crossing Fegenbush to enter Bannon Crossings , where his friends and relatives live.
He is survived by four sons, two daughter in-laws and three grandchildren.