Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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One Killed in a Single Vehicle Collision on Upper Lick Fork Road
Date of News Release: 12/24/2009
(Morehead, Ky.) -- Eugene Jones was traveling north bound on Upper Lick Fork Road in a 1987 red Mazda pickup truck when the vehicle dropped off the left side of a culvert. The vehicle over turned and came to final rest on its top in the creek bed. Mr. Jones was unable to exit the vehicle and died from exposure to the elements. The victim was pronounced deceased by Rowan County Coroner John Northcutt at 0930 hours and next of kin have been notified. No autopsy has been scheduled and the accident remains under investigation by Tpr. Chris Jones U/712.