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Fatal Collision in the Dwarf, Ky

Date of News Release: 08/13/2010

(Hazard, Ky.) -- On Friday, August 13, 2010, at approximately 1:20pm, Kentucky State Police in Hazard received a call advising that a car had been found over an embankment in the Dwarf community of Perry County. The caller advised that he and another man had come to this location to work on some equipment at around 1:00 pm, and discovered the car. After approaching the car, the men located a body inside. Police, EMS, and Dwarf/Fisty rescue squad responded to the scene, along with the Perry County Coroners Office. The victim inside the car, 27 year old Shawghn C. Morgan, of Dwarf, was pronounced deceased at 2:00pm by Deputy Coroner Jimmy Maggard. The exact date and time of this collision is still unknown, and remains under investigation by Trooper Billy Pollard of Kentucky State Police Post 13 in Hazard.

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