TPR Lloyd Cochran
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 11, London
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One Killed in a Single Vehicle Collision on KY 92
Date of News Release: 05/22/2012
(LONDON, KY.) –- On Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at approximately 8:40 AM, the Kentucky State Police, Post 11 London, received a report of a single vehicle traffic crash on KY 92, 8 miles east of Monticello, in Wayne County.
Upon arrival Detective Parrish Baker determined that a 2004, Pontiac, Grand Prix, operated by Virgil G. Gregory, 74, of Monticello was traveling westbound on KY 92 when the vehicle dropped off the roadway causing the driver to overcorrect. The vehicle then crossed the roadway, striking a ditch and crossed back to the westbound side where it left the roadway and came to final rest.
Mr. Gregory, who was not wearing a seat belt, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Wayne County Coroner's Office.
Alcohol and/or drug usage is not suspected.
Detective Baker is in charge of the investigation and was assisted by the Wayne County Sheriff's Department, the Monticello Fire Department and the Wayne County Coroner's Office.