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KSP Conducts Death Investigation McCreary County

Whitley City, Ky. (August 21, 2020)- On Wednesday, August 19, 2020 shortly after 7:00 pm,  Kentucky State Police, London were sent to investigate a fatal train accident in the Revelo Community of McCreary County.

The initial investigation is that a train from Norfolk Southern had hit a pedestrian that was walking on the railroad tracks. The victim was identified as Chastity J. Atwell, 48 years old of Whitley City, KY. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene by the McCreary County Coroner. The victim has been sent to the State Medical Office in Frankfort for an autopsy.

Trooper Keegan Bray is continuing the investigation. He was assisted by State Police personnel, the McCreary County Sheriff’s Office, Pine Knot Fire Department, McCreary County EMS and the McCreary County Coroner’s Office.

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