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Poplar Grove man killed in early morning accident

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A 22 year old poplar grove man is dead after hitting a utility pole this morning.

John Kemp was found ejected from the 1927 Ford he was driving just after 6AM this morning. According to the Boone County Sheriff's Department he was driving on Marengo Road and his car rolled over after hitting a utility pole. Kemp was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation. The Sheriff's Department says alcohol may have played a role in the crash.

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