Man dies trying to escape fire in Harrodsburg

HARRODSBURG, Ky. (WKYT) - A man is dead after an early morning fire in Harrodsburg. The fire started around 4:30 Tuesday morning on Carson Court.

Neighbors tell WKYT that a man had to jump from the second floor of his apartment in an attempt to escape the flames.

The Mercer County coroner tells WKYT that the man who died 57-year old Anthony Smith. The coroner says Smith had severe head and neck trauma, but did not have any burns. Smith was rushed to a local hospital for treatment, but was pronounced there.

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