WKU student from Lexington struck, killed in Bowling Green


A WKU student from Lexington has been struck and killed in Bowling Green.

The Bowling Green Police Department said officers responded to the accident Friday evening at 5:15 on Campbell Lane at the intersection of Fields Drive (near Juicy Seafood and Shogun Bistro). Police said 22-year-old Daishyera Chanel Marie Garner was first struck by a vehicle that was entering a turn lane. Garner was the tossed into another lane where she was hit by another vehicle.

She was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced deceased.

Garner was a 2019 graduate of Dunbar High School in Lexington. She was set to graduate from WKU in May 2022.

The investigation is ongoing. Police said it does not appear alcohol played a role in the accident.

(Photo: Daishyera Garner, courtesy of gofundme.com)

The scene on Campbell Lane after Daishyera Garner was struck and killed, courtesy of the Bowling Green PD

By Ken Howlett, News Director

Contact Ken at ken@k105.com