On August 12, 2017, Jefferson County Central Dispatch received a call in reference to a person who had fallen from the bridge. Ptl. James Lee responded to the scene. Upon arrival Ptl. Lee met with Kings Daughters Emergency and Jefferson County Sheriffs Department. Ptl. Lee had learned the subject who had fallen sustained serious injuries and was deceased. Jefferson County Coroner arrived on scene. The deceased was identified as Brian L. Pollard Age 45 Milton Kentucky.
Ptl. Lee spoke to witnesses in reference to the investigation. According to witnesses, Brian was walking on the bride sidewalk with a friend. At some point, Brian attempted to climb over the railing to gain access to Harrison Street instead of staying on the ramp. Witnesses stated that Brian lost his grip and fell the ground. The witness was able to locate someone with a phone and was able to call 911.
The investigation is ongoing.