• WRIL-FM

Pineville man trapped under a vehicle in Flat Lick found dead

From the Knox County Ky Sheriff's Department -

Wednesday afternoon June 9, 2021 just after 1:00 PM, Knox County 911 received a call of a

male found trapped under a vehicle in the Flat Lick community. Responding deputies arrived to find the man deceased under a small car.


Crews from Knox EMS, Knox County SORT Team and East Knox Fire Department responded to assist in recovery efforts. Kentucky State Police also responded to assist in the investigation and identification.


The Knox County Coroner's Office is also investigating and has assisted in identifying the deceased as 37-year-old David Howard of Pineville, KY.


No foul play is suspected, but the investigation is continuing by the Knox County Sheriff's Department. More information is expected to be released as the investigation wraps up.


Deputy Sam Mullins (Investigating Officer)

Deputy Pat Clouse

Deputy Mike Broughton

Deputy Steve Owens

Knox County EMS

Kentucky State Police

East Knox Fire Department

Knox County Coroner's Office

7,098 views0 comments