Trooper Jody Sims
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 13, Hazard
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ATV Fatality occurs in Perry County
Date of News Release: 07/28/2008
(Hazard, KY) - On 07/28/08 at approximately 12:55pm Kentucky State Police Post 13 in Hazard received a call of an accident involving an ATV and passenger car on Hwy 28 in the Chavies community of Perry County.
Preliminary investigation indicates that the operator of the ATV, Donnie Andrew Stacy, age 14 of Chavies Ky., attempted to pull onto the highway from a parking lot and pulled into the path of a passenger car operated by Chasity Collins, age 20 of Krypton, Ky. The operator of the passenger car slowed and attempted to avoid the collision but was unsuccessful and the two collided. The operator of the ATV was ejected and pronounced deceased at the scene by the Perry County Coroner's Office. The operator of the passenger car was transported to the Hazard ARH with minor injuries. No helmet was in use at the time of the collision. Seatbelts were in use by the operator of the passenger car. Investigation is continuing by TFC. Derek Hall.