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Fatal ATV Accident

A fatal ATV accident claimed the life of a Morgantown man Saturday, April 7, 2018, at an Edmonson County ATV park.

Edmonson County Deputy Coroner Richie Jones said that local dispatch received emergency calls around 1pm yesterday with reports of an overturned Honda Pioneer at Blue Holler ATV Park, 1500 Ollie Road, in Mammoth Cave.

According to Jones, witnesses said that Mr. James Brown, (71) of Morgantown, was trying to negotiate a steep downhill grade when the vehicle's right front tire blew, which caused the ATV to overturn. Jones said that Mr. Brown was neither wearing a helmet nor a seat belt. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

There were no passengers in Mr. Brown's vehicle, according to Jones.

Responding to the scene was the Lincoln Fire Department, Edmonson EMS, and the Deputy Coroner.

Darren Doyle, story: Edmonsonvoice.com

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