Deadly Accident In Harlan County

Another deadly accident in Harlan County.

It happened on U.S. 119 in Wallins.

State police say 75-year old Bentley Brock of Arjay was crossing the road on crutches when he was hit by a vehicle driven by 47-year old Jeffrey Shanks of Rosspoint.

Police say Shanks tried, but was unable to avoid hitting Brock, who was pronounced dead at the Harlan ARH.

No charges are expected to be filed.

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  • by Redbird Band of Cherokee Location: Box 411302 Charlotte, NC 28241 on Nov 14, 2008 at 07:40 AM
    Redbird Band sends sincere condolences to the Brock family. Dark, medium or light, we are related.
  • by Lisa on Nov 14, 2008 at 04:52 AM
    RIP Bentley....
  • by concerned citizen Location: Harlan on Nov 13, 2008 at 08:53 PM
    Does anyone know what type of vehicle that Shanks was driving? just wondering because we waited in traffic on the accident and were concerned.


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