Gov. Beshear Orders Flags to Half-Staff Saturday in Honor of Pulaski County EMT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 5, 2024) – Gov. Andy Beshear has ordered flags at all state buildings to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset Saturday, April 6, in honor of a Somerset-Pulaski County EMT who died in the line of duty.

Chastian Tyler McWhorter, age 26, of Albany, Kentucky, was killed Monday in Garrard County when the ambulance he was driving was struck by a semi.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. CDT Saturday in the Lindle Castle Gymnasium at Clinton County High School. Interment will follow at the Marcum Cemetery in Clinton County.

Gov. Beshear encourages all individuals, businesses, organizations and government agencies to join in this tribute. Additional flag status information is available at