Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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A Pedestrian Killed While Attempting to Cross KY 191
Date of News Release: 08/29/2010
(Morehead, Ky.) -- On Saturday, August 28th., 2010 at 9:27pm Kentucky State Police, Post 8 Morehead, received a call from Wolfe County dispatch of an injury accident involving a pedestrian. The accident occurred on KY191 just south of Hazel Green in Wolfe County. Wolfe County Sheriff's Deputies and Trooper Mike McPherson responded to the scene. The pedestrian, Wincie D. Mayabb, was transported to the Kentucky River Medical Center in Jackson, Kentucky where he was pronounced deceased by the Breathitt County Coroner at 9:59pm. The next of kin was notified at the scene. After initial investigation Trooper McPherson found that Victoria C. Grass was traveling south on KY191 when she struck Wincie D. Mayabb. It appears Wincie D. Mayabb was attempting to cross KY191 on foot when he was struck by the 1995 Chevy that was being driven by Victoria C. Grass. The accident remains under investigation by Trooper Mike McPherson of the Kentucky State Police.