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Man fatally impaled by lance at medieval-themed Kentucky event

By Morgan Eads, Lexington Herald-Leader

A man in Northern Kentucky died over the weekend after being impaled by his lance during a medieval-themed equestrian game, according to media reports. Peter Barclay, 52, of Virginia was performing a trick when the accident occurred on Saturday in Williamstown, Cincinnati news station WLWT 5 reported. He died while being flown to a hospital, according to the news station.

Barclay was also known as Master Terafan Greydragon, according to the Society for Creative Anachronism. The organization posted on Facebook Sunday that they are investigating what led up to the accident, and what can be done to prevent anything similar from happening in the future.

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This story was posted on 2018-10-09 08:27:43
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