Fatal Traffic Crash in McCreary County
Date of News Release: 10/09/2015
(LONDON, KY.) - Kentucky State Police Post 11, London received a report of a single vehicle traffic crash with a fatality on Friday, October 09, 2015 at approximately 4:30 AM. The crash occurred at the intersection of US HWY 27 and KY HWY 92 in the Pine Knot community of McCreary County.
Upon arrival, Trooper Edward Jones determined that a 2004 Chevrolet Silverado operated by Jeremy D. Collins, 25, of Strunk, KY was traveling westbound on KY 92 when he crossed the intersection of US HWY 27 at a high rate of speed, continuing across the southbound shoulder where the vehicle then struck several trees before overturning multiple times.
Collins, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was pronounced dead at the scene by the McCreary County Coroner's Office.
Trooper Jones continues the investigation and was assisted at the scene by the McCreary County Sheriff's Office and Pine Knot Fire Department.