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Letcher Co. Coroner releases cause of death of young child

The coroner in Letcher County says that a five-year-old boy who died at a birthday party over the weekend died from a broken neck.

Five year-old Logan Howard was at a birthday party Saturday afternoon in Blackey community of Letcher County. Officials say Howard was driving a battery powered Jeep and around 3 p.m., he wound up underneath a trampoline pinned in between the trampoline frame and the Jeep.

CPR was performed on the scene and he was taken to the hospital Whitesburg ARH where he died.

Letcher Funeral Home is handling funeral arrangements.

Filed under: Letcher Co. | Car Accidents


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