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Henry County Train Fatality

Date of News Release: 12/13/2014

(Campbellsburg, KY) - One person was killed Friday (12/12) in the Turner Station community of Henry County. Kentucky State Police dispatchers received a call from CSX Transportation that a train had rolled over what they believed to be a person. Preliminary investigation states that the victim, Edmond W. Smith (38) of Campbellsburg, for unknown reasons, was lying on the tracks near his residence when the train approached. At this time, alcohol is believed to be a factor.

Trooper Steven Dykes is leading the ongoing investigation. Trooper Dykes was assisted at the scene by Trooper Matthew Whalen, Sergeant Jeff Ayres, CSX, and the Henry County Coroner.