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State police: Carlisle County man dies, found beaten by road

FULTON COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -

A Carlisle County man has died following police finding the victim early Saturday morning on the side of the road beaten.

According to Kentucky State Police, just before 2 a.m. on Saturday Derrick Moore, 30, from Cunningham, Ky. was found beaten along the side of Highway 51 near Fulton. Police say no vehicle was around when Moore was found.

A person who found the victim along the road called 911. When police got there, they say Moore was not responsive.

Moore was taken to a local hospital and later flown to Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee where police say he died on Saturday afternoon. Police do not think the victim was hit by a car.

The Fulton County Sheriff's office requested the assistance of the Kentucky State Police.

A murder investigation is underway and witnesses are being interviewed, according to KSP.

Anyone with information on this incident can call KSP at 570-856-3721 or 800-222-5555.

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