Trooper Shaun Little
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 9, Pikeville
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Fatal Collision on KY 466 in Melvin, KY
Date of News Release: 12/23/2008
(Pikeville, KY) - Barry Collins age 30 of Minnie, KY was traveling south on KY 466 at Melvin when he lost control of his 2005 Scion. Mr. Collins' vehicle dropped off the left shoulder of the roadway then crossed the center line striking a tree. He was pronounced dead by Floyd County Deputy Coroner Greg Nelson. Mr. Collins' passenger was transported to the McDowell ARH Hospital where he was treated and released. The fatal accident is being investigated by Trooper Shaun Little.