Trooper Jody Sims
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 13, Hazard
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One killed in a two vehicle collision on Highway 15 in Perry County
Date of News Release: 05/23/2010
(Hazard, Ky.) -- On 05/23/2010 Kentucky State Police Post 13 in Hazard responded to a motor vehicle collision on N Kentucky Highway 15 in the Grapevine community of Perry County. A 2002 Nissan being driven by Jessica Johnson of Bonnyman Ky. was traveling south on Highway 15, had pulled off the roadway in an attempt to turn around. As the vehicle pulled back onto the roadway, the vehicle was struck by a 2001 Dodge pickup. Occupants of the Dodge pickup were transported to Hazard ARH with non-life threatening injuries. Jessica Johnson was transported to the Hazard ARH ER were she was pronounced deceased. The accident remains under investigation by Trooper Loren Holliday with Kentucky State Police Post 13 in Hazard.