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News Release

Man Hit and Killed While Mowing His Grass; Driver Charged

Date of News Release: 06/24/2013

(Pikeville, Ky.) -- On Saturday, 6/22/13, at 4:00 p.m. Post 9 Pikeville received a call of an accident in the Mouthcard Community of Pike County. 48 year old William D. Damron was traveling east on US 460 at Mouthcard when he lost control of his 1989 Chevy Caprice. Mr. Damron's vehicle dropped off the shoulder of the roadway and struck 35 year old Donald B. Castor, who was cutting grass at his residence. Mr. Damron's vehicle ran over Mr. Castor and went back onto the roadway traveling approximately 500 feet before coming to final rest.

Donald Castor was pronounced deceased by pike County Deputy Coroner Zeb Hampton. Mr. Damron was arrested and transported to the Pike County Detention Center on charges of DUI, Manslaughter 2nd, No Insurance and Expired Registration. The fatal accident is being investigated by Trooper Ryan Hamilton.

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