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Death Investigation / Whitley County

Date of News Release: 09/06/2016

London, KY (September 06, 2016) - Two men are dead after being struck by a CSX train early this morning (September 06, 2016) at approximately 2:00 AM. The incident occurred near KY HWY 26 at Underwood Road in Whitley County.

Preliminary investigation revealed that Cody E. Stevens, 18, of Barbourville, KY and Jordan X. Carr, 18, of Williamsburg were both lying on the railroad tracks at the time they were struck by the train.

They were pronounced deceased at the scene by the Whitley County Coroner's Office.

Both men's bodies have been transported to the State Medical Examiner's Office in Frankfort were autopsies have been scheduled.

Trooper David Lassiter is continuing the investigation.