TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Injury Collision in Casey County
Date of News Release: 10/13/2011
(Casey County, KY) – Trooper Mike Woodrum is investigating a collision that occurred at 12:00pm, 13 miles SE of Liberty at the intersection of KY 837 and Chestnut Level Road. Kevin Murphy, age 42 of Liberty, was traveling West on Chestnut Level Road in a 1981 Ford Truck when he failed to stop at the intersection due to rain slick road conditions and struck a 2005 Mazda passenger car being operated by Adam Shelley, age 25 of Kings Mountain. Shelley was traveling South on KY 837. Murphy was not wearing a seatbelt and not injured. Shelley and a passenger in his vehicle, Rebecca Kewman, age 21 of Kings Mountain were both wearing a seatbelt and transported to Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset. Trooper Woodrum was assisted at the scene by Casey County EMS and Southeast Casey County Fire Department.