Trooper Jody Sims
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 13, Hazard
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One Killed and One Injured in a Two Vehicle Collision
Date of News Release: 09/11/2010
(Hazard, Ky.) -- On September 10, 2010 Kentucky State Police received a call of a 2 vehicle collision on Kentucky Highway 15 in Knott County. Upon arrival of emergency personnel it was discovered that both operators had to be extracted from their vehicles. After being removed from the vehicle, Marlene Bailey was pronounced deceased at the scene. Shawn Combs driver of other vehicle was removed and flown St. Mary's Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia where he is currently listed in critical but stable condition. Neither occupant was wearing a seat belt nor and the accident still under investigation.