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Forsyth family speaks after bizarre fatal fight

Officers say a Kentucky man was unconscious and had scrapes on his face, arms and legs after a bizarre fight in the middle of the road in Monroe County. A Monroe County incident report says Christopher Bunn had said, "Y'all holding me down is illegal" just a few minutes earlier. So far there's no official word on how Bunn died. No one has been charged in the case. The sheriff's office says it happened at about 9:20 p.m. Tuesday night on Smith Road in north Monroe County near Johnstonville Road The report says Bunn tried to get into a family's Ford Explorer and then attacked a man, a woman and four children, authorities say. Terri Barbour and her husband, John Bevan, said Bunn tried to get in the suv through the trunk, but it was locked. They say Bunn then made his way to the passenger door. "Climbed over my kids and went in-between me and my husband and grabbed my husbands foot to push on the gas pedal. And he said, 'go, go, go, move, move, move'," said Barbour. Sheriff's officials said Wednesday that Bunn fought with the driver, Bevan, and tried to choke Barbour. Authorities said Bunn also tried to pull one of the children from the car. The child was reportedly kicked in the chin by Bunn. Bevan subdued him until deputies arrived. When deputies arrived, the report says, Bevan was holding him face down near the side of the road. When a deputy handcuffed him and turned him over, the report says, Bunn was "unresponsive." The report says he had "numerous scratches on his face, arms and legs and a small amount of blood" around his nose. He later died at the Monroe County Hospital. Coroner Joey Proctor says yesterday's autopsy could not find the cause of death. He said it will take several weeks for the GBI to run drug and alcohol tests that may show more. Proctor says Bunn was from Owensboro, Kentucky. No charges have been filed. Since the incident Barbour and Bevan said their kids have been terrified. "My oldest is scared to come outside. My kids are just scared. They've never been this scared," said Barbour.

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