Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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One killed in a collision on US460
Date of News Release: 06/09/2011
(Morehead, Ky.) -- On June 8th, 2011 at 2116 hours Kentucky State Police in Morehead received a call from Menifee County Dispatch in reference to a fatal accident that occurred at 6350 US460. Trooper Scott Ferrell and Trooper Jason Brown responded to the scene. Menifee County Sheriff's Department assisted with the accident. Jennifer Brown was operating a 1998 Buick LeSabre westbound on US 460 in Menifee County when she crossed the center line going into the eastbound lane and dropped off the side of the roadway into the ditch where she hit a culvert causing her vehicle to go airborne. The vehicle then struck a utility pole causing her vehicle to overturn and come to a final rest. Jonelle Ragland, a passenger in the vehicle, was taken to Saint Joseph in Mount Sterling for treatment by Menifee County Emergency Medical Services. Jennifer Brown was pronounced deceased by Deputy Coroner Jeremy Patrick at 2123 hours. The Accident remains under investigation by Trooper Jason Brown.