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Vehicle Accident Leaves One Dead In Letcher County

Neon, KY. (November 28, 2020) – On Saturday, November 28, 2020, at approximately 8:51 A.M, Kentucky State Police, Post 13, Hazard received a call of a single-vehicle accident on KY-317 in the Neon community of Letcher County.

Initial investigation indicates that Karen Hall, 51, of Whitesburg, was operating a black 2003 Ford explorer when she failed to negotiate a curve causing her vehicle to leave the roadway and come to rest over an embankment. Letcher County Coroner’s Office responded to the scene and pronounced the victim deceased.

No seat belts were in use at the time of the collision. Toxicology reports are pending. This incident remains under investigation by Trooper Leo Slone.

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