Trooper Jody Sims
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 13, Hazard
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Fatal Crash on KY 80 in Perry County
Date of News Release: 08/10/2007
(Hazard, KY) - On 08/10/07 at approximately 06:10 am Kentucky State Police Post 13 in Hazard received a 911 call of an accident on Ky. 80 in the Dwarf Community of Perry County.
Preliminary investigation indicates a mechanics truck operated by Leonard Davis was traveling west on Ky. 80 at a slow rate of speed when an S-10 pickup operated by Eric Reed of Hazard struck him in the rear bumper area.
Leonard Davis was treated at the Hazard ARH for injuries sustained in the accident. Eric Reed was air lifted to Holston Valley Medical Center and Stephanie McDaniel was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Perry County Coroners Office. Investigation is continuing by Tpr. Derek Hall.