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Knox man killed when impaled in fall from ladder

August 5th, 2011 9:52 am by Don Jacobs

KNOXVILLE — Authorities this morning are investigating the death of a man who apparently fell off a ladder and was impaled on an object.

The incident was reported at 6:10 a.m. on Villa Crest Circle, according to emergency dispatchers. Villa Crest Circle is in West Knox County near Westland Drive.

Initial reports indicated a 74-year-old man was on a ladder and fell onto an object that impaled him. He was found dead at the scene, dispatchers said.

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