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Man Dies in ATV Accident in Pikeville, Kentucky

Date of News Release: 05/06/2014

(Pikeville, Ky.) - On Monday May 5, 2014 Post 9, Pikeville received a call of an injury accident on Broad Bottom Road in the Pikeville community of Pike County. Troopers responded to the scene, preliminary investigation indicates that Gary Williams 66 years old of Pikeville, Kentucky was operating his ATV near the railroad tracks and was attempting to cross when he was struck by a CSX train. Williams was pronounced deceased at the scene. This accident remains under investigation by Kentucky State Police Trooper Derek Sturgill. Tpr. Sturgill was assisted on scene by Coal Run Fire Department, Hurricane Fire Department, and Transtar Ambulance.