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Leslie County Fatality

Date of News Release: 10/05/2007

(Hazard, KY) - On 10/05/07 at approximately 1:16 p.m. Kentucky State Police Post 13 in Hazard received a 911 call of a single vehicle accident in the Sizerock community of Leslie County.

State Police units arrived to find the operator Daniel Bowling, age 56, of Manchester, Ky. was attempting to negotiate a steep incline when he lost control of his vehicle and struck a rock embankment. The Leslie County Coroner pronounced Mr. Bowling deceased at the scene. No seat belts were in use at the time of the collision and the investigation is continuing by Tpr. Chris Frazier.

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