Trooper Jody Sims
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 13, Hazard
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Fatality Occur on KY 15 in Breathitt County
Date of News Release: 02/27/2012
(Hazard Ky.) -- On February 27, 2012 Kentucky State Police received a 911 call of a collision involving a dump truck and a passenger car on Hwy. 15 South of Jackson in Breathitt County.
Preliminary investigation indicates that a passenger car operated by Brian D. Noble, age 39 of Hazard, was traveling North when he crossed over the center line and struck a dump/gravel truck traveling South operated by Elliott Raleigh, age 54 of Talbert.
Mr. Raleigh was transported to the Kentucky River Medical Center and later transferred to UK Medical Center for treatment. Brian D. Noble was pronounced deceased by the Breathitt County Coroner. The investigation is continuing by Det. Randy Combs.