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Elderly man dies after Mason wreck


Photo by Ritt Mortimer

MASON – Wet roads contributed to numerous wrecks on Thursday morning, including one on KY Rt. 7 in which the driver died at the hospital following the accident.

On Thursday, October 31, emergency crews were dispatched to the Minix Curve in the Mason area of Magoffin County to a vehicle over the embankment. 

Lifeguard Ambulance Services and the Magoffin County Rescue Squad responded to the scene and extricated the driver, who was the occupant of the vehicle, and he was transported via ambulance to Paul B. Hall Medical Center.

Shortly after arriving at the hospital, 86-year-old Virgil Moore, of Magoffin County, was pronounced deceased at the facility. 

Obituary information on Moore can be found on page A4 of this week’s paper.



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