Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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Injury collision on KY 437 in Morgan County
Date of News Release: 09/21/2011
(Morehead, Ky.) -- On September 21, 2011, at 2:08 p.m., Kentucky State Police in Morehead received a call for service from Morgan County Dispatch in reference to a single vehicle injury accident on KY 437 in Morgan County. Holly Wright was operating a 1995 Toyota Corolla westbound on KY 437. The vehicle hydroplaned across pooling water and traveled onto the eastbound lane of the roadway. The vehicle traveled off of the left shoulder of the roadway and struck a tree before coming to final rest. Ms. Wright was transported by Morgan County Emergency Medical Services to Morgan County Appalachian Regional Hospital in West Liberty where she was treated for her injuries. The accident remains under investigation by Trooper Mike McPherson.