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Kentucky native who died on 9/11 remembered in Rowan County

Posted: 4:36 PM, Sep 11, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-11 16:40:36-04
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ROWAN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — It is a somber day for relatives of the Rowan County man killed on 9/11.

Edward Earhart was a navy meteorologist working at the Pentagon in 2001.

Earhart was supposed to be off on 9/11, but he went to work to help a friend and was killed by a falling beam when American Airlines Flight 77 hit the side of the building.

Earhart was the first person identified when the smoke cleared from the attack on the Pentagon.

He was buried in Rowan County.