Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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Injury collision on KY172 in Morgan County
Date of News Release: 09/06/2011
(Morehead, Ky.) -- On September 6, 2011 at 8:27 AM, Kentucky State Police in Morehead received a report of a single vehicle accident on KY172 near the KY650 intersection. Trooper Royce Collett, Trooper Joseph Zalone, Trooper Jeff Crase, and Morgan County EMS responded to the scene. Jane Collett had been traveling east bound on KY172 when due to rain and slick roadways, she failed to negotiate a turn and exited the right side of the roadway, striking an embankment, and coming to a final rest in an open field. Jane Collett was transported by Morgan County EMS to Morgan County ARH and was treated and released for minor injuries. The accident remains under investigation by Trooper Royce Collett.