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Iraq War Veteran Dies In Crash

A man is dead after a Wednesday morning car crash in Fleming County. It happened just before 6:30 in the Pilton community.

Police say 32-year-old Joe Duncan was driving on Kentucky 11 when he lost control of his Volvo.

The car went airborne, crossed a creek and ran into an embankment.

Duncan, who was wearing a seat belt, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Duncan just returned from fighting in Iraq in October.

His wife, Tanesha Duncan, was airlifted from the scene. She's now listed in fair condition at UK hospital.

The road was shut down for a while but is now back open.


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