Trooper Jody Sims
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 13, Hazard
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Single Vehicle Fatality Occurs in Leslie County
Date of News Release: 03/17/2008
(Hazard, KY) - On 03/15/2008 at approximately 5:55 p.m. The Kentucky State Police Post in Hazard received a 911 call of a single vehicle accident in the Hyden community of Leslie County.
EMS and Kentucky State Police arrived at the scene to find the only occupant of the vehicle unresponsive. Ricky Muncy age 42 of Hyden lost control of his vehicle and ran over an embankment. The Leslie County Coroner pronounced the victim deceased at the scene. Mr. Muncy was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash. The accident remains under investigation by Tpr. Chris Frazier.