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Man killed in Lee County ATV accident

LEE COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is investigating a fatal crash that happened this weekend in Lee County.

On Sunday, July 27th at approximately 10:30 am, KSP Post 7 was notified of an ATV collision that occurred overnight.

The initial investigation revealed that Christopher S. Stepp, of Beattyville, was operating a four-wheeler on Caudill Road when he lost control of his ATV. The ATV drove off of the road, causing it to overturn and come to final rest on top of him.

Stepp was pronounced dead at the scene by the Lee County Coroner.

According to KSP, alcohol is believed to be a factor. Investigators also say that Stepp was not wearing a helmet when the collision occurred.


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