Trooper Jody Sims
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 13, Hazard
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Motorcycle Fatality Occurs in Leslie County
Date of News Release: 07/26/2008
(Hazard, KY) - On 07/26/08 at approximately 12:28am Kentucky State Police Post 13 in Hazard received a 911 call of a motorcycle accident on Bull Creek Road in the Thousandsticks community of Leslie County.
Preliminary investigation indicates that the operator and only occupant, Harry Williams age 30 of Hyden, Ky. was traveling on Bull Creek Road when he lost control of his motorcycle in a curve. The operator was thrown from his motorcycle and struck a concrete foundation. The Leslie County Coroner's Office pronounced him deceased at the scene. The victim was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident. The accident remains under investigation by Tpr. Lloyd Cochran.