Russell County man died as result of accidental fall, state police say

bestep@herald-leader.comSeptember 17, 2012 

A Russell County man whose body was found Sunday died as a result of an accidental fall, Kentucky State Police said in a news release.

Waylon G. Atchley, 32, of Russell Springs, fell from a height of more than 70 feet, state police said on Monday.

He sustained multiple injuries. Atchley's body was found at the bottom of Indian Cave Hill Road.

Police are still waiting on the results of toxicology tests that could provide more details about Atchley's death, according to the news release.

Bill Estep: (606) 678-4655. Twitter: @billestep1

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