Funeral Arrangements For UK Student Who Fell, Hit Head

Funeral arrangements are now set for a Lexington man who died after falling and hitting his head.

The Fayette County Coroner says 27-year-old Brian Hardin died from a brain injury on Wednesday afternoon, ten hours after he was taken to UK medical center.

Police say Hardin fell while walking at the corner of Woodland Avenue and Maxwell Street, early Wednesday morning. Police say he had just left the Fish Tank Bar on Euclid Avenue.

Hardin's visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. on Sunday at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home on Harrodsburg Road. His funeral will be Monday at 12:30 p.m., also at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home.


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  • by Jan Location: Pikeville Ky on Apr 18, 2008 at 06:00 PM
    Another sad tragedy in Kentucky.... I just hope it's not alcohol related...Our thoughts and prayers are with this family and the University of Ky students....
  • by T Location: Lexington on Apr 18, 2008 at 03:16 PM
    Aaron, you have no clue what the circumstances were. You seem to rush to judgement about someone just becuase of where they were and what time it was. I happen to know Mr. Hardin personally, he was a good friend and a great person. Why don't you keep your preaching to yourself. The point is a good human being was lost in a tragedy. It would be nice for a change if people would just remember someone for the good things they did instead of bringing up their faults.
  • by Aaron on Apr 18, 2008 at 10:12 AM
    I didn't say that I never drank rick. What I said was that if his blood alcohol was the key factor in him falling and hitting his head which led to his death, it would be a another reason for people to teach the younger folks what could happen if you overdue it even if you are old enough (27 years old) to know better. An accident is something that couldn't have been prevented; this could have been prevented.
  • by J.L Location: Lexington on Apr 18, 2008 at 09:56 AM
    Just so you know, Aaron, his BAL was not a factor... And as a healthcare worker, if you want to show colleges what irresponsible drinking can do, show them pictures from fatalities due to drunk driving. We see that everyday, and yet its a responsible young man walking, or young lady last weekend, that gets the heat. Go figure.
  • by rick Location: lexington on Apr 18, 2008 at 08:05 AM
    Aaron from earlier post, I am glad you want to know his bal after the tragedy that happens. I assume you have never drank in your life have you?
  • by Aaron on Apr 18, 2008 at 05:50 AM
    Pretty sad and weird story but I'd like to know what his blood alcohol level was. Might be a good thing to post at UK or other colleges to show what irresponsible drinking can do (if that is what happened).
  • by Anonymous Location: lexington on Apr 17, 2008 at 04:56 PM
    You were a great person Brian who everyone loved. Absolutley the most positive person I have every spent time with. God bless you

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