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Crash kills Hazard man

A motorcyclist from Hazard died in a crash Sunday.

Denver E. Couch, 46, was driving north on Ky. 15 in the Bonnyman community of Perry County when a passenger car pulled out in front of him, state police said.

Couch, who was not wearing a helmet, was taken by helicopter to the Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport, Tenn., where he was pronounced dead.

The driver of the car, Edna Lee, and a passenger were taken to Hazard ARH Regional Medical Center, where they were treated for injuries not thought to be life-threatening. Lee and the passenger had been wearing seat belts.

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