Volume 52, Number 41

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Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, October 8, 2015

Accident in Kentucky kills Byrdstown man

A one vehicle accident that occurred in Mammoth Cave National Park on Friday, June 27th killed a Byrdstown man and injured three Fentress County men.
According to a report from the national park ranger's office, the driver of the SUV, Jeffery David Cooper, left the roadway and hit a culvert and then ran into a line of trees.
The front seat passenger, Razell Hummell, Jr. 41, of Byrdstown, died on impact.
The driver and another passenger Bryan Cooper sustained only minor injuries.
The report did state that Hummell was not wearing a seatbelt and the accident is under investigation.
A complete obituary of Hummell will be in next week's edition of the Press.


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