Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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Injury collision on Kentucky Route 801 in Rowan County
Date of News Release: 09/01/2011
(Morehead, Ky.) -- On September 1, 2011 at 7:57 a.m. Kentucky State Police Morehead received a call for service of an injury accident on KY 801 South in the area of Muskie Bend Recreation Area by Cave Run Lake. Kentucky State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer Tommy Jones responded to the scene. Cheryl Dodge was traveling northbound on KY 801 when her vehicle left the roadway into the ditchline on the northbound side of the roadway. Mrs. Dodge's vehicle struck a tree and her vehicle continued to travel off the roadway striking a concrete culvert. Mrs. Dodge was transported to Saint Claire Medical Center in Morehead, KY with non life-threatening injuries to her face from the airbag. The accident remains under investigation by Kentucky State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement.