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Fatal Collision on Hill Road in Pike County

Date of News Release: 01/13/2008

(Pikeville, KY) - On 1/13/2008 Post 9 received a call of a single vehicle accident on Hill Road in the Upper Chloe community of Pike County. Upon arrival it was discovered that Phillip Kendrick was leaving his driveway and ran into the ditch. Phillip Kendrick apparently had a history of cardiac problems and had suffered a prior heart attack. It is believed he suffered another heart attack, resulting in the collision. Pike County Deputy Coroner Zeb Hampton pronounced the victim dead at the scene. No alcohol or drug use is suspected. Autopsy results are pending and next of kin has been notified. The accident is still under investigation by Trooper Jason McLellan

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