Police Investigate Death Of Inmate On Work Detail

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) - State police say they are investigating the death of a jail inmate who was on work detail.

Police said 46-year-old Joseph Graves Jr. of Louisville was working at the Meade County Solid Waste and Recycling when he was injured by a piece of heavy equipment.

Police say the Meade County inmate was taken to Hardin Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

An investigation is continuing.

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