Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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Injury collision in the area of 5000 Big Perry Road in Rowan County
Date of News Release: 04/09/2011
(Morehead, Ky.) -- On April 9th, 2011 at 1022 hours, Kentucky State Police Morehead was notified by Rowan County Dispatch of an injury accident in the area of 5000 Big Perry Road. Trooper Keith Howard responded to the scene. Joe Harris was operating a 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier northbound on Big Perry, when he drifted off the left side of the roadway striking a mailbox and coming to rest in a culvert. Mr. Harris was extracted from the vehicle by Route 377 and the Morehead Fire Department and then airlifted to University of Kentucky Medical Center by PHI for non-life threatening injuries. Accident remains under investigation by Trooper Keith Howard.