Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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Injury Collision on KY801 in Rowan County
Date of News Release: 02/15/2012
(Morehead, Ky.) -- On February 15, 2012, at 09:19 a.m., Kentucky State Police Post 8 Morehead received a report of an injury accident on KY801 North from Morehead Police Department Dispatch. John A. Vice was operating a 2003 Chevrolet Blazer South on KY801 North when the front wheel dropped off the right shoulder of the roadway causing him to swerve and lose control of the vehicle. The vehicle traveled into a ditch and struck a tree where it came to final rest. Mr. Vice was airlifted by P.H.I. to the University of Kentucky Medical Center. The accident remains under investigation by Trooper Josh Preece.