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Fund Assists Flight 5191 Families

New Media Producer: Kerry Corum

A fund has been established to assist the families of victims of Comair Flight 5191.

The United Way of the Bluegrass and Central Bank will begin accepting contributions today to help families who lost family members and friends in the plane crash early Sunday in Lexington.

United Way of the Bluegrass President Kathy Plomin says hundreds phoned in Sunday, wanting to help. So officials set up the 5191 Care Fund.

To contribute, send donations to:

United Way of Bluegrass
5191 Care Fund
2480 Fortune Drive
Lexington, Kentucky
40509.

Plomin said officials have not determined how the money will be spent.

Options include paying for funeral expenses or creating scholarships for children who lost family members.

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