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Death Investigation on Hogg Branch Road in Morgan County

Date of News Release: 05/20/2016

(West Liberty, KY) - On Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 7:05 p.m. Kentucky State Police in Morehead received a call for assistance on Hogg Branch Road in Morgan County. Trooper Aaron Brown, Trooper Charles Bolin and Morgan County Coroner, Raymond VanCleave responded to a cellular tower site off Hogg Branch Road. Upon arrival it was determined Tyler W. Comer, 19, of Charleston West Virginia, was working on a 105 foot cellular tower, when he attempted to retrieve his work tools. Mr. Comer lost his balance and fell to the ground. Mr. Comer was pronounced deceased at the scene. The incident remains under investigation by Trooper Aaron Brown.