Trooper Jody Sims
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 13, Hazard
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Fatal Crash on Rt. 7 in Perry County
Date of News Release: 06/14/2007
(Hazard, KY) - On 06/13/07 at approximately 22:35 hrs Kentucky State Police Post 13 received a call from the Perry County 911 Center stating a two vehicle accident had occurred on Rt. 7 in the Viper community of Perry County.
Initial investigation determined that Jack Hudson, operator of a Chevrolet Blazer lost control of his vehicle, crossed the center line and struck a Volkswagon Touareg driven by Brittany Roark. Hudson's vehicle then overturned in the ditch and he was partially ejected. Mr. Hudson was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Perry County Coroner's Office. The Perry County Ambulance Service transported Brittany Roark to the Hazard ARH. Accident remains under investigation by Tpr. Ira Napier.