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Fatal Collision on KY 15 in Perry County

Date of News Release: 05/09/2008

(Hazard, KY) - On 05/08/2008 at approximately 4:23 p.m. Kentucky State Police received a 911 call of a two-vehicle collision on Ky-15 in the Grapevine Community of Perry County.

Investigation indicates that Katherine Jones the operator of a passenger car lost control crossed over into the other lane of traffic and struck a commercial vehicle operated by Reed Brewer. The passenger in the car, Carl E. Powell age 35 of Hazard Ky. was transported to the Hazard ARH where he was pronounced deceased. The deceased was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident. No information is available at press release time on the operator of either vehicle.

The investigation is continuing by Sgt. John Begley.

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