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Hancock County Rescue Squad

The desperate needs of Erica; paralyzed for life

Erica Brown is lifted out of her wheelchair by her husband Matthew at their Cloverport apartment complex Monday. Matthew is Erica’s primary caregiver followed the March 19 crash in Hawesville which left her paralyzed from the chest down. Matthew Brown wrestles the heavy lift device into the bed of his small Ford Ranger, something he…

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Emergency personnel conduct “lost person” exercise at Jeffrey’s Cliff

On Saturday October 16th First responders from Dukes Fire Dept, Hawesville Fire Dept, Lewisport Fire Dept, Hancock County Rescue Squad, Hancock County EMS, and Hancock County Emergency Management conducted a full scale exercise at the Jeffery’s Cliffs Recreational Area involving a lost and injured hiker. It is important that we conduct these types of drills…

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Accidents; Hancock County

An Air Evac helicopter prepares to land on Highway 60 one mile east of Hawesville after a two-vehicle accident Friday. Erica N. Brown, 32, was driving the white Pontiac Grand Am and had stopped to turn left onto KY-69, when she was rear ended by Dustin L. Taylor, 23, of Bowling Green, in a 2005…

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