Hazard, Ky. (January 22, 2020) – A Perry County woman was tragically killed in a single car crash at her residence Wednesday afternoon. Troopers with Kentucky State Police Post 13 were called to the scene on Upper Second Creek Road in response to calls advising of the incident at around 2:40 p.m. Perry County Ambulance and Jakes Branch Fire Department provided assistance.
The initial investigation determined that Jo Ann Plowman, age 51 of Hazard was backing a 2005 Ford Expedition in the driveway of her residence when the vehicle went over an embankment and crashed into a tree. Jo Ann Plowman was pronounced deceased at the scene by Perry County Deputy Coroner Ashley Combs. Trooper Ronnie Long with KSP Post 13 is leading this investigation with assistance from Detective Brandon Thomas.