Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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Injury Collision on Hogtown Hill Road
Date of News Release: 12/26/2011
(Morehead, Ky.) -- On December 26, 2011, at 6:15 PM, Kentucky State Police Morehead received a call for assistance from Rowan County Dispatch in reference to a single vehicle injury accident on Hogtown Hill Road. Cleo Dehart was operating a 1996 Chevrolet Corsica eastbound on Hogtown Hill Road. The vehicle partially exited the right shoulder of the roadway. Mr. Dehart lost control of the vehicle and traveled onto the westbound lane. The vehicle exited the left shoulder of the roadway and struck an embankment. The vehicle overturned before coming to final rest on the westbound shoulder of the roadway. Mr. Dehart was transported to St. Claire Regional Medical Center for treatment. The accident remains under investigation by Trooper Jay Cottrell.