Trooper Jody Sims
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 13, Hazard
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One killed in a single vehicle collision on HWY 205
Date of News Release: 04/21/2011
(Hazard, Ky.) -- On April 20, 2011 at approximately 8:27 p.m. Kentucky State Police Post 13 in Hazard received a 911 call of a single vehicle collision on Hwy. 205 in the Vancleve community of Breathitt County.
Preliminary investigation indicates that Scottie J. Jackson, age 34 of Vancleve, lost control of his vehicle, ran off the roadway striking a rock embankment and a utility pole. The victim was pronounced deceased by the Breathitt County Coroner. Safety belts were in use at the time of the collision and the investigation is continuing by Trooper Glen Combs.