Trooper Jody Sims
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 13, Hazard
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Single Vehicle Collision in Perry County Claims One Life
Date of News Release: 05/15/2008
(Hazard, KY) - On 05/15/08 at approximately 06:11 a.m. Kentucky State Police in Hazard received a 911 call of a single vehicle accident on Ky. 15 in the Bonnyman Community of Perry County.
Preliminary investigation indicates that the operator Aaron Mullins age 19 of Booneville, KY was traveling South on HWY. 15 in a F-350 Ford truck when he apparently feel asleep, ran off the roadway and struck a rock embankment. The operator was transported to the Hazard ARH for treatment and the passenger 36- year-old Brian Hughs of Jackson KY was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Perry County Coroners Office. No seat belts were in use at the time of the accident. The investigation is continuing by Tpr. Terry Brewer.