Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

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April 1, 2014

Local briefs: 4/2/14

LOUISA — Body found in Lawrence ID’d

LOUISA - A body found Monday near Blaine in Lawrence County has been identified as 30-year-old Brandon M. Burnett of Denton, according to the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department.

Preliminary autopsy results from the medical examiner did not show signs of trauma, and investigators are waiting for toxicology results to determine the cause of death and whether drugs were involved.

Investigators are following leads on who Burnett was with before his death.

The body did not have identification when it was found on a logging road off Cains Creek Road.

Flatwoods wreck causes injuries

FLATWOODS - Two were flown from the scene and others were injured in a two-car accident in Flatwoods on Tuesday, according to dispatchers. The wreck was on Indian Run Road, about a mile from its intersection with Diederich Boulevard.

Names of the injured were unknown at presstime.

5K Saturday at OU Southern

IRONTON - Ohio University Southern will have the third annual Bobcat Hustle 5K Run/Walk on Saturday at the Ironton campus.

The race begins at 9 a.m. at the Ninth Street rear entrance of the campus. The route goes up and back on Ninth Street, including the hill and a small loop into Woodland Cemetery. A portion of the race surface is brick.

Registration fees are $10 for OU students, veterans and military personnel who preregister by Friday; and $20 for all others. Fees are $25 on race day.

Age groups include ages 10 and younger through adults.

Prizes will be awarded for the top three male and female racers in each age group, as well as for the top three overall male and female finishers.

Proceeds benefit the Ohio University Horse Park Center for Therapeutic Horsemanship.

 Register online through Friday at tristateracer.com or email Jacki Adkins at adkinsj@ohio.edu.


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