Man found dead, pinned under ATV in eastern Ky.

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Associated Press

Posted on March 12, 2013 at 10:02 AM

HYDEN, Ky. (AP) — Authorities have found the body of a man, pinned under an overturned all-terrain vehicle in eastern Kentucky.

The name of the victim wasn't immediately released when the death was discovered around 6:30 p.m. Monday, near the Clay-Leslie county line.

WYMT-TV (http://bit.ly/16orlz1 ) reported searchers were looking for 49-year-old Earl Smith who went riding on his ATV on Saturday and didn't return. The station said Leslie County Deputy Coroner Jimmy Couch told a reporter the victim of the ATV accident was 49.

The wreck was discovered in the Gilberts Creek area.

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Information from: WYMT-TV, http://www.wkyt.com/wymtnews

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