Trooper Jody Sims
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 13, Hazard
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Fatal Crash on US 421 in Leslie County
Date of News Release: 07/17/2007
(Hazard, KY) - On 06/29/07 a passenger car operated by Michael Wagers was traveling North on US 421 in the Hyden Community of Leslie County when he crossed the center line and struck a 1996 Toyota Truck operated by Kenneth Hacker. Both Parties were transported to the Mary Breckenridege Hospital then transferred on the Vanderbilt Medial Center. Mr. Wagers was later released and Mr. Hacker passed away on 07/08/07 at 12:14 hours. Seat belts were in use and the accident remains under investigation by Tpr. Randall Riley.