Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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Non-injury accident involving Trooper in Montgomery County
Date of News Release: 08/05/2012
(Mt. Sterling, KY) – On Sunday, August 5, 2012 at 12:27 a.m. Kentucky State Police in Morehead was notified by Trooper Anson Tribby that he was involved in a two vehicle non-injury accident on North Maysville Road near Johnson Avenue in Mt. Sterling while on routine patrol. David Walters of Mt. Sterling was operating a 1992 Chevrolet Pickup truck on North Maysville Street when he struck Trooper Tribbys cruiser. Mr. Walters was arrested and charged with Reckless Driving, Wanton Endangerment 2nd Degree-Police Officer, Wanton Endangerment 2nd Degree, and Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol/Drugs/ect. .08 1st Offense. Mr. Walters was lodged at Montgomery County Detention Center. The accident remains under investigation by Sergeant Jeff Lewis.