Trooper Jody Sims
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 13, Hazard
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Injury Collision on Highway 15 S in Knott County
Date of News Release: 01/06/2009
(Hazard, KY) - Kentucky State Police responded to a 2-vehicle injury accident on Highway 15 S near the Carr Creek Marina in Knott County. Larry Cook was operating a 1993 Chevy Blazer, traveling north bound when he attempted to make a right hand turn onto Kentucky Highway 1231 and was struck in the rear by a 2002 Chevy passenger car operated by Jonathan R Francis. As a result of the collision, Cook's vehicle was knocked over the guardrail and overturned. He was transported to Hazard ARH for treatment and is listed in stable condition. Jonathan R Francis received no injuries. The accident remains under investigation by Trooper David Slone of Post 13 in Hazard.