Trooper Jody Sims
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 13, Hazard
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ATV Collision Kills One on Press Howard Fork Road
Date of News Release: 04/16/2010
(Hazard, Ky) -- On April 14, 2010 at approximately 5:10 P.M. Kentucky State Police Post 13 in Hazard received a 911 call of an ATV crash on Press Howard Fork Road in the Jackson Community of Breathitt County.
Preliminary investigation indicates that Justin C. Henson, age 17 of Jackson was operating an ATV when he lost control and struck a tree. Mr. Henson was air lifted from the scene to UK Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased by the Fayette County Coroner's Office on April 15, 2010 at 5:30 P.M. Due to the victim being removed by medical personnel before investigating officers arrived, it has not yet been determined if he was wearing a helmet. The investigation is continuing by Tpr. Glen Combs.