Man found dead in road in Rowan County

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FARMERS, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Morehead man was found dead in the road Saturday night in the Farmers community of Rowan County, according to the coroner.

Investigators say an autopsy showed 33-year old Anthony Bryan Nickell died from blunt force trauma to the head.

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He was found by a driver around 8:00 p.m., on Old Mercantile Road off of U.S. 60, according to investigators.

Nickell’s death is under investigation.