It is with deep regret that we advise you of the Line of Duty Death of Captain Worne Hall, 86, of the Hitchins, Kentucky VFD. Hitchins in located in Carter County southwest of Ashland.
Captain Hall and Firefighters from Hitchins VFD responded to a reported ATV rollover around 1400 hours today. While coordinating the landing zone for an EMS helicopter, Captain Hall started experiencing chest pain. Treatment was initiated and he was transported to the hospital in Ashland where he died of a reported heart attack. Captain Hall is 86 years old and survived by his wife and 2 grown children. He was a member of the Hitchins VFD for approximately 35 years. As always our most sincere condolences to all affected.