Trooper Jody Sims
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 13, Hazard
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Fatal ATV Crash on Highway 80 in Perry County
Date of News Release: 12/08/2010
(Hazard, Ky.) -- On December 8, 2010 at 6:00 PM, Kentucky State Police Post 13 in Hazard received a call of an injury accident on Kentucky Highway 80 in the Bulan area of Perry County involving a Commercial Vehicle coal truck and an ATV. At this time, it appears the Commercial Vehicle was stationary on the side of the road for maintenance and the driver of the ATV, Brian D. Watts 37 of Bulan, ran under the coal truck. The East Bound lanes of Kentucky Highway 80 were temporary shut down for the investigation.