Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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Injury Collision on Dry Branch Road in Rowan County
Date of News Release: 07/11/2012
(Morehead, KY) -- On Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at 1929 hours, Kentucky State Police in Morehead was notified by Trooper Christopher Jones and Trooper Thurman Paige that they were en route to an injury accident on Dry Branch Road in Rowan County. Denna Maggard, 40 of Grayson was operating a 2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo westbound on Dry Branch Road. Eric Pearson, 39 of Olive Hill was operating a 2000 Saturn SL eastbound. Both vehicles collided head on due to the narrow roadway. Ms. Maggard was transported by Rowan County Emergency Medical Service to Saint Claire Medical Regional Center. Accident remains under investigation by Trooper Thurman Paige who was assisted on scene by Trooper Christopher Jones and Rowan County Sheriff's Deputies Donnie Hall and Dwayne Slone.