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Name Released in ATV Death in Philpot Wednesday Evening

UPDATE: Kentucky State Police has released the name of the person who passed away from an ATV accident in Daviess County, Kentucky Wednesday evening.

41-year-old Jason Hunt of Sellersburg, Indiana was traveling westbound on Poplar Log Bridge Road.  The ATV he was on left the north side of the road and struck a tree.  Hunt, who was not wearing a helmet, was ejected from the ATV.  He was pronounced dead on-scene by Daviess County Coroner’s Office.

An autopsy is scheduled for later today.  Kentucky State Police continue to investigate the accident.

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FROM EARLIER…

One person has died following an ATV accident in Daviess County, Kentucky.

Kentucky State Police said that the accident took place just before 8PM Wednesday in the 4600 block of Poplar Log Bridge Road.  An ATV with one person had crashed in the area.  No other vehicles involved in the accident.  Daviess County Coroner’s office was called to the scene.  After being closed for two hours, the road was reopened.

KSP continues to investigate the cause of the accident.

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