Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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Injury collision on Kentucky 213 in Montgomery County
Date of News Release: 11/29/2011
(Morehead, Ky.) -- On November 28, 2011, at 4:56 PM, Kentucky State Police in Morehead received numerous 911 calls reporting an injury accident on Kentucky 213 at Spruce Valley in Montgomery County. Trooper Nathan Shortridge, Trooper Daniel Armstrong, and Trooper Kenny Yarber responded to the scene. Haskell Hollingsworth was operating a 1997 Chevrolet Lumina northbound on Kentucky 213 when he lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle traveled onto the southbound lane of traffic and struck a 2006 Chevrolet Equinox, traveling southbound and operated by William Overstreet. Mr. Overstreet and passenger, Michelle Lawson, were both transported from the scene by Montgomery County EMS to Saint Joesph in Mount Sterling. The accident remains under investigation by Trooper Nathan Shortridge.