Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
August 28, 2012 11:05 am EDT


MOUNT VERNON — A Mount Vernon man died following an all-terrain vehicle accident.

According to Capt. David Shaffer, Knox County Sheriff’s Office, Vernon D. Kandel Jr., of Mount Vernon, was found unresponsive in a cornfield on Upper Fredericktown Road, Saturday evening. The ATV was overturned. Kandel, 59, was pronounced dead at the scene.


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The Fredericktown Community Volunteer Fire Department and EMS responded to the scene.

Knox County Coroner Jennifer Ogle ordered an autopsy from the Licking County Coroner as part of an on-going investigation.

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