Trooper Jody Sims
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 13, Hazard
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Motorcycle collision claims the life of one in Leslie County
Date of News Release: 07/23/2011
(Hazard, Ky.) -- On July 23, 2011 Leslie County Emergency Operations Center contacted Kentucky State Police in Hazard reporting an accident involving a motorcycle in the Cutshin community of Leslie County. 20 year old Nathan Baker of Yeaddiss was headed North on Kentucky Highway 699. Preliminary investigation reveals that Baker had lost control of the motorcycle and hit a guardrail. Baker suffered multiple injuries as a result and was pronounced deceased on arrival at Mary Breckinridge Hospital in Hyden.