COVID claims 23-year-old Pike firefighter

BELFRY, Ky. — Upper Pond Creek Volunteer Fire Department is mourning the loss of one of its members.

Jay Cook, 23, of Belfry, died Monday at Tug Valley ARH, due to complications from COVID-19.

In addition to being a member of the fire department, he was also a foreman at Genesis Rail Services. He is survived by his mother, wife and two children.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, at R.E. Rogers Funeral Home.

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