Trooper Shaun Little
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 9, Pikeville
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Death Investigation in Dorton, KY
Date of News Release: 06/06/2013
(Dorton, Ky.) -- On Wednesday June 5, 2013 Post 9 Pikeville received two calls of a female lying in the roadway on Lick Fork of Beefhide in the Dorton community of Pike County. The first caller advised Post 9 that the female had been struck by a vehicle. The second caller advised that he was on his way to work when he struck an object in the roadway, the caller stated that he exited his vehicle and found a female lying in the roadway. Tpr. Jake Stinnett responded to the scene and found Jessica L. Hall 30 years old of Virgie, Ky. Deceased. Hall was pronounced deceased at the scene by Pike County Deputy Coroner Greg Hall. An autopsy has been scheduled and the death remains under investigation by Detective Gary Sykes and Reconstructionist Tpr. Bryan Layne.