Friday, July 29, 2011

Letcher County Accident Kills Virginia Man

  • {Kentucky}...Just after 6:40 A.M. Friday morning, a crash involving a tractor trailer and a motorcycle occurred in the Jenkins community of Letcher County near the intersection of U.S. 23 and U.S. 119. Police say 40 year old Jimmy Travis Walker from Clintwood, Virginia was passing another driver when he hit the tractor trailer. Walker was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the truck was not hurt. Officers say Walker was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.