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One Person Killed, Another Injured In Accident

One person is dead and another hurt after a bizarre accident in Jackson County.

It happened on Highway 42, one mile north of the town of McKee. Two men were working along Highway 421 in a crane bucket truck trimming trees. That's when another vehicle collided with the work truck knocking the two men out of the bucket. They were ejected and fell more than 50 feet. One man fell down an embankment and was killed. His name has not been released. The other victim, Ronnie Spurlock, is listed in critical condition at UK Hospital.

Police do not expect to file charges against the driver.


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