Trooper Jody Sims
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 13, Hazard
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Traffic Fatality Occurs in Letcher County
Date of News Release: 06/08/2010
(Hazard, Ky.) -- On 06/08/10 at approximately 7:13 a.m. a 2003 VolksWagon Jetta operated by 30 year old Amy Ison was traveling South on us 119 and a 2003 Suzuki xl7 operated by 48 year old Robert Metcalf was traveling North on US 119. Preliminary investigation indicates that the passenger car operated by Ms. Ison crossed the center line and struck the vehicle operated by Mr. Metcalf. Amy Ison was pronounced deceased at the scene by Letcher County Deputy Coroner, Robbie Campbell. Robert Metcalf had to be extricated from the vehicle and was flown by Wings Medical Helicopter to Holston Valley. Two passengers from the vehicle operated by Metcalf were taken to Whitesburg ARH and treated for minor injuries. The collision is still under investigation by Trooper Derek Hall.