PIKE COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - A Pike County Sheriff's deputy died Friday afternoon around 4:00 p.m.
County officials said Danny Taylor, 62, of Ferrells Creek was injured while working on a job site at Little Robinson Creek. The Pike County Coroner says Taylor was operating an excavator when a tree fell into the cab.
Taylor was a Pike County Fiscal Court employee as well as a sheriff's deputy.
"He was a valued member of the community and the Pike County Road Department," said the judge executive's office in a release. "We are asking that you keep his family in your prayers during this difficult time."
Lucas & Son Funeral Home will be handling arraignments.