State Police Trooper dies in fall from barn roof


SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) – Authorities say a Kentucky State Police trooper has died in an off-duty accident when he fell from a barn roof.

Pulaski County Coroner Clyde Strunk says Mason Flynn fell about 22 feet and hit his head. The coroner says the 24-year-old Flynn was pronounced dead at the scene Monday in rural Pulaski County in southern Kentucky.

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Strunk says Flynn was helping put a metal roof on the barn. The coroner says Flynn lived in Pulaski County.