Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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Injury Collision on Open Fork Road in Rowan County
Date of News Release: 09/25/2011
(Morehead, Ky.) -- On September 25, 2011 at 6:05 AM, Kentucky State Police in Morehead received a report of a single vehicle injury accident on Open Fork Road in Rowan County. Trooper Jay Cottrell, Rowan County EMS and Morehead Fire/Rescue responded to the scene. Diana Triggs had been operating a 2001 Buick Century south on Open Ford Road, when she lost control of the vehicle and slid across the northbound lane into the shoulder, then back onto the roadway and off the southbound shoulder, finally coming to rest after striking a tree. Mrs. Triggs was flown from the scene by PHI Air Transport to UK Medical Center. The accident remains under investigation by Trooper Jay Cottrell.