Owner Of Lexington Horse Farm Dies After Carriage Accident

An owner of a well known Lexington horse farm has died at the UK Hospital after a carriage accident.

It happened Friday afternoon at Elmendorf Farm on Paris Pike.
Police say the farm owner Dinwiddie Lampton, Junior, his wife Elizabeth, and another couple were riding in the carriage when a horse got spooked causing the buggy to crash.

Elizabeth Lampton,74, was rushed to the hospital with a serious head injury. She died Saturday afternoon.

The other woman riding in the carriage suffered a broken leg. The two men received only minor injuries.

Funeral arrangements for Lampton have now been set.

The funeral will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Elmendorf Farm.

Burial will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Cave Hill Cemetery.

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  • by Mark & Paula Location: Nicholasville on Mar 25, 2008 at 07:02 AM
    What a sad sad day. Our prayers go to her husband and her family. We will miss seeing you around. What a sweet lady she was!! Rest in peace Elizabeth.
  • by Ernie Agee Location: Lexington on Mar 25, 2008 at 01:36 AM
    I am a freemasion and I think that we should keep the owner of Elmendorf farm and his famely in our pars
  • by Automated Gate Location: lex on Mar 22, 2008 at 02:12 PM
    Thoughts and prayer for a full recovery. You are in our prayers....Mark


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