Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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One Injured in a Vehicle Collision on KY 203
Date of News Release: 06/11/2012
(West Liberty, KY) - At 12:48 p.m. on Monday, June 11, 2012, Kentucky State Police in Morehead was contacted in reference to a single vehicle injury accident on KY203 near West Liberty, KY. Trooper Jonathan Moore responded to the scene. Kenneth Cottle, 58, was traveling north on KY203 when he attempted to follow a right hand curve in the roadway and started to skid. Mr. Cottle overcorrected, crossed into the southbound lane, traveled over an embankment, striking a utility pole and another embankment causing his vehicle to overturn and come to a final rest. Kenneth Cottle was flown from the scene to Cabell Huntington Hospital by Air Methods for non-life threatening injuries. Also on scene to assist Trooper Moore was Morgan County EMS and Morgan County Fire Rescue. The accident remains under investigation by Trooper Jonathan Moore .