Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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Injury Accident Involving a West Liberty Police Officer
Date of News Release: 01/20/2012
(Morehead, Ky.) -- On January 19, 2012, at 6:59 P.M. Kentucky State Police Morehead received a call for assistance from West Liberty Police Department in reference to an injury accident on West Main Street involving a West Liberty Police Officer. Trooper Jeff Crase, Detective Donnie Mcgraw, West Liberty Police Department and Morgan County Fire and EMS responded to the scene. Officer Sheldon Perry was conducting a motorist assist on the right shoulder of the westbound lane. Officer Perry was sitting in his police cruiser when Jean-Ann Willhoite struck the cruiser in the rear end. Officer Perry was not injured. Ms. Willhoite was taken to Morgan County ARH and was treated for minor injuries. The accident remains under investigation by Trooper Jeff Crase.