Trooper Jody Sims
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 13, Hazard
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Fatal Collision on HWY 476 in Perry County
Date of News Release: 05/16/2008
(Hazard, KY) - On 05/15/08 at approximately 2:25 p.m. Kentucky State Police in Hazard received a call of a single vehicle accident on HWY 476 in the Dwarf Community of Perry County.
Investigation indicates that the vehicle operated by Nicholas D. Cory age 20 of Dwarf, Ky. hydroplaned on a wet road, lost control of his vehicle and struck a tree. The victim was transported to the Hazard ARH where he later expired from his injuries. No seat belts were in use at the time of the collision. The investigation is continuing by Tpr. Ronnie Long.