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Volunteer Firefighter Killed In Traffic Accident

A Johnson County volunteer firefighter is dead after a traffic accident we first told you about Thursday night.

Officials say 28 year old Cecil Tackett Junior was killed while on his way to the Flat Gap Volunteer Fire Department on Kentucky Route 201.

The driver of the vehicle that struck Tackett was flown to a hospital. Her name and condition hasn't been released.

Visitation for Tackett is going on Friday night and will continue Saturday from six until nine at the Phelps and Son Funeral Home in Paintsville.

The funeral will be Sunday afternoon at one, also at the funeral home.


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