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 East Fork Road
Date of News Release: 08/25/2010
(Morehead, Ky.) -- 29 year old Clinton Purvis of Owingsville, KY was pronounced deceased at the scene of a single vehicle accident on East Fork Road in Bath County at approximately 12:45pm, 8/25/10. Mr. Purvis had been operating a 1998 Chevy S-10 pickup when he struck a guardrail and was ejected through the passenger side window. The truck continued on until striking an earth embankment. Mr. Purvis was not wearing a seatbelt.
The accident remains under investigation by Trooper Jeremy Hamm of Kentucky State Police Post 8, Morehead.