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Man killed in ATV accident

Funeral services
were held yesterday (Tuesday) for a Letcher County man who was killed in an all-terrain vehicle accident.

Police say Travis Lynn Meade, 27, of Jenkins, died of injuries he received after he lost control of his ATV while riding in an area between the communities of McRoberts and Dunham. Meade was pronounced dead at Jenkins Community Hospital by Letcher County Coroner John Cornett.

Police say no other persons or vehicles were involved in the collision, and that Meade was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.

The accident remains under investigation by Kentucky State Police Trooper David Slone.

Funeral services for Meade were held Oct. 9 at the Neon Church of Christ. Burial followed in the Meade family cemetery located at Deane.

Meade was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Willard Johnson Jr., and his paternal grandparents, Clifton and Elsie Meade.

He is survived by his wife, Samantha Johnson Meade, of
Jenkins; a daughter, Sameria Meade, of Jenkins; father and stepmother, Denver
Meade and Julie Breeding, of Deane; mother and stepfather, Sharon and Gerald
Powell, of Shelbyville; two sisters, Elsie Natasha Morris, of Neon and Melanie
Jarrell, of Varnville, S.C.; two brothers, Jody Wayne Fleming, of McRoberts and
Johnny Breeding, of Deane; and maternal grandmother, Margaret Johnson, of

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