Trooper Jody Sims
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 13, Hazard
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ATV Fatality Occurs In Letcher County
Date of News Release: 10/08/2007
(Hazard, KY) - On 10/06/07 at approximately 12:05 p.m. Kentucky State Police in Hazard received a 911 call of an atv accident in the Jenkins community of Letcher County.
Emergency personnel arrived to find the operator of the atv, Travis Meade, age 27 of Jenkins, Ky. injured. No other person(s) or vehicles were involved in the collision. Mr. Meade was transported to the Wellmont Hospital in Jenkins where he was pronounced deceased by the Letcher County Coroner. No helmet was being used at the time of the accident. The accident remains under investigation by Tpr. David Slone.