Kentucky

Morehead student in critical condition after falling while hiking

A Morehead State University student was in critical condition Monday from injuries he suffered in a fall Saturday, according to the university Web site.

Richard Andrew McKinney of Wheelersburg, Ohio, a sophomore at Morehead, was hiking with friends at Lockegee Rock Summit in Rowan County when he fell.

The accident happened around 4 p.m. Saturday. McKinney was transported to University of Kentucky Hospital by helicopter.

Neither alcohol nor foul play is suspected.

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