Melvin man dies in crash

Staff Report

MELVIN – An accident claimed the life of a Floyd County man on Friday night.

Floyd County Sheriff Deputies responded to a single vehicle collision on KY Rt. 122 in the Melvin Community and Friday night. The accident ultimately claimed the life of Edgar Hall, age 57, of Melvin. Sheriff deputies say Hall was east bound when he drove his Chevrolet Trail Blazer across the West bound lane and off the roadway where it collided into a tree. No other vehicles were involved and Hall was the only occupant in the vehicle.

Hall was pronounced dead at the scene by Floyd County Deputy Coroner Wes Gearheart. The collision remains under investigation by Floyd County Deputies Brad Caldwell and Ralph Frasure.

Staff Report

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