Coal Truck Driver Dies After Truck Runs Over Him

A Pike County Coal Truck Driver is dead after his own truck ran over him.

Police say Kenneth Mounts pulled over along U.S. 119 in the Buckley's Creek area and got out of the truck.

The truck apparently started to roll and mounts tried to jump back in the cab to hit the breaks.

He ended up falling and was hit and pinned under the truck.

Mounts was pronounced dead at the scene.


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  • by Anonymous on Apr 22, 2008 at 07:06 PM
    sad story. very sad
  • by Citizen Location: KY on Apr 22, 2008 at 06:42 PM
    My prayers go to this family...this is absolutley heartbreaking. Its so strnager how such simple thinsg can end our lives...its makes me appreciate everyday I have.

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