Harlan, KY. (April 28, 2021) – KSP Post 10 Harlan was notified from the Medical Examiners Office in Tennessee that Mr. Anadell had succumbed to his injuries. Collision remains under investigation.
Original News Release below:
Harlan, KY. (April 25, 2021) – On Saturday, April 24, 2021 Kentucky State Police, Post 10 Harlan received a call at 7:22 p.m. about a single vehicle collision on Ky 72 in the Harlan community of Harlan County. Trooper Aaron Caldwell, Tpr. Daniel Mann and Tpr. Brandon Pierson responded to the scene.
Initial investigation indicates a 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt was traveling west on Ky 72 and lost control. The vehicle exited the right side of the roadway and struck a wooden fence. The vehicle then continued through a field before striking a utility pole, overturning in the field and came to rest on all four wheels. Deputy Coroner, Jim Rich responded and pronounced the passenger, Jordan Johnson (18) of Harlan deceased at the scene. The seventeen year old driver of the vehicle was transported to Harlan ARH Hospital for moderate injuries.
Det. Jacob Middleton is continuing the investigation. Also assisted at the scene were Det. Rodney Sturgill and Deputy Coroner Jim Rich.
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