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In the Line of Duty
Roy Franklin Whitt, 72 - Olive Hill, Kentucky
Roy Franklin Whitt Captain Route 504 Volunteer Fire Department Olive Hill, Kentucky Age: 72 Sex: Male Classification: Volunteer Years of service: 8 Date of incident: March 12, 2024 Date of death: March 12, 2024 On Tuesday, March 12, 2024, Captain Roy Franklin Whitt was on his way to escort the body of Elliott County EMS EMT Drake Adams, who died earlier in the day, to a funeral home. Captain Whitt was driving a fire department apparatus southbound on Route 504 when he lost control of the vehicle. He hit a guard rail and traveled down an embankment to the edge of a river. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.