Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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Injury collision on KY 715 in Wolfe County
Date of News Release: 11/23/2010
(Morehead, Ky.) -- On 11/22/2010 at 2223 hours Kentucky State Police Post 8 received a report of an injury accident on KY 715 South, near Rogers Elementary School, from Wolfe County Dispatch. Trooper Chris Sizemore responded to the accident scene. Thomas Keith Phillips of Zoe, Kentucky was operating a GMC pickup southbound on KY 715. Mr. Phillips left the roadway striking the southbound guardrail and then traveled over an embankment where he came to final rest. Mr. Phillips was transported to Kentucky River Medical Center by Wolfe County EMS where he was admitted and is listed in stable condition at this time. Alcohol and drugs are believed to be a contributing factor in the accident. The accident remains under investigation by Trooper Chris Sizemore.