Trooper David Jones
Kentucky State Police
Post 6, Dry Ridge
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Fatal collision on Dixie Highway in Grant County
Date of News Release: 11/24/2010
(Dry Ridge, Ky.) -- The Kentucky State Police Post 6 in Dry Ridge is investigating a fatality accident that occurred at approximately 1:10 am in Grant County, KY.
The collision occurred on Dixie Hwy, approximately 1/2 mile north of Sherman Mt Zion Rd in Dry Ridge, KY. Mr. Derrick Huff, 29, of Corinth, KY was driving a 1994 Pontiac Sunbird while traveling southbound on Dixie Hwy. Mr. Huff's vehicle crossed the center line and struck a 1998 GMC SUV driven by Jacqueline Embry, 58, of Crittenden, KY. Ms. Embry was transported to St Elizabeth Florence by ambulance. She is listed in stable condition. Mr. Huff was pronounced deceased at the scene. Alcohol is not expected to be a factor in the collision.
The incident remains under investigation by Trooper Josh Whitton.