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Police Investigating Deadly Accident

A Jackson County man is dead after losing control of his car on a sharp curve.

State police say 55 year old Dennis Hobbs of McKee lost control of his car on Lower Dry Fork Road Friday evening. Hobbs crashed into a car driven by 23 year old Ronnie Pierce, also of McKee. Pierce was not hurt, but Hobbs was flown the U.K. Medical Center and pronounced dead on arrival. Hobbs was not wearing a seat belt and police say the accident is still under investigation.


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