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Tractor accident kills Louisville police officer

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Tractor accident kills Louisville police officer

Officer Down: Kelly Hammond - [Louisville, Kentucky]

Biographical Details

Age: 39

Additional Info: Officer Hammond was a member of the canine unit and a 12-year veteran of the department. He is survived by his wife and two sons.

Incident Details

Cause of Death: Officer Hamond was at a friends house instructing someone how to operate a tractor when it lurched forward and ran him over.

Date of Incident: June 22, 2005

By Jessie Halladay, The Courier-Journal

An off-duty Louisville Metro Police officer died yesterday when a tractor ran over him while he was helping a friend cut grass.

Kelly Hammond, 39, died at the friend's farm in the 17000 block of Taylorsville Road, said Alicia Smiley, a police spokeswoman.

Hammond was a member of the canine unit and a 12-year veteran of the department.

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