Wreck on KY 15 leaves one woman dead

Posted by Sarah Eisenmenger - email

HAZARD, KY (WAVE) - A collision between a Chevy truck and a tractor trailer has left one woman dead.

Police responded to the wreck on KY 15 just South of Jackson Wednesday evening around 9:47.

Their investigation states the truck, operated by 26-year-old Vanessa K. Combs was traveling North when she crossed over the center line and struck a tractor trailer who tried to avoid the collision by swerving to the shoulder of the road, but could not avoid the collision.

Combs was pronounced dead at the scene by the Breathitt County Coroners Office.

The tractor trailer driver received no injuries.

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