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Two injured in a single vehicle collision on Kentucky 8

Date of News Release: 02/25/2011

(Morehead, Ky.) -- On February 24, 2011, at 1736 hours, Sergeant Jeff Lewis with Kentucky State Police Post 8 in Morehead drove upon a single vehicle injury accident on Kentucky 8 approximately two miles west of Firebrick. The roadway was wet due to rain. Crystal N. Young was traveling west on Kentucky 8 when she failed to negotiate a curve and lost control of her 1999 Pontiac Grand Am. The vehicle traveled across the eastbound lane and exited the left shoulder of Kentucky 8 before striking an embankment and coming to final rest. Ms. Young was transported by Medcorp to Southern Ohio Medical Center. A passenger, Madison Young, was transported by King's Daughters Ambulance Service to Southern Ohio Medical Center. Both were treated and released for minor injuries. The accident remains under investigation by Sergeant Jeff Lewis.

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