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Former WYMT Reporter Dies

A former WYMT reporter and radio personality in Laurel County is dead.

Jerry Deaton died Saturday afternoon. His father says he died of complications from lupus.

Deaton worked in radio in London before jumping to television. Deaton was our Cumberland Valley Bureau Chief for much of 2003 before going back to radio. He was working at the Laurel County Detention Center at the time of his death.

Visitation is Monday night after six. The funeral will be Tuesday at one at the London Funeral Home.

Jerry Deaton was only 32 years old.


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