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Fatal in Harlan County

Date of News Release: 02/23/2016

(Bledsoe, Ky.) - On February 23, 2016 at 6:00 a.m. Kentucky State Police, Post 10 Harlan received a call about a collision on Highway 221 in the Bledsoe community of Harlan County. Tpr. Michael Cornett responded to the collision.

Preliminary investigation indicates that a 2008 Ford F-150 driven by Torrance Callahan, 29, of Hazard was traveling west on Hwy 221. Mr. Callahan entered a curve and crossed the double yellow line into the east bound lane before leaving the roadway. The vehicle then struck a tree and came to final rest. Mr. Callahan was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Harlan County Coroner.

No drugs or alcohol are suspected into the collision.

Collision is still under investigation by Tpr. Michael Cornett. He was assisted at the scene by Tpr. Jared Boggs and the Bledsoe Fire Department.