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Death Investigation In Clay County

Date of News Release: 08/08/2013

(Manchester, KY.) -- On Thursday August 8, 2013 at approximately 3:37 PM the Kentucky State Police, Post 11, London, received a report, from the Clay County 911 Center, of a person found deceased at a residence on Sacker Road.

Upon arrival Trooper Nick Metcalf determined that the victim, John Campbell, 49, of Manchester was operating a Grass Hopper Zero turn lawn mower along Sacker Road when it traveled over an embankment, trapping the victim underneath.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene by the Clay County Coroners Office.

Drugs and Alcohol are suspected.

Trooper Metcalf is in charge of the investigation.

Trooper Metcalf was assisted at the scene by Trooper Josh Wilson, Trooper Justin Oliver, Detective Jeff Senters, Clay County EMS and the Burning Springs Fire Department.

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