Trooper Jody Sims
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 13, Hazard
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Fatal Crash on Highway 7 in Letcher County
Date of News Release: 04/03/2007
(Hazard, KY) - On 04/02/07 at approximately 17:05 hours Kentucky State Police in Hazard received a call of a single vehicle accident on HWY 7 in the Jerimiah Community of Letcher County.
A commercial vehicle operated by Ricky D. Taylor age 46 of Mallie, KY in Knott County had ran over an embankment and overturned into a culvert. Mr. Taylor was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Letcher County Coroner's Office. No seat belts were in use and the accident remains under investigation by Trooper Loren Holiday.