Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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Injury Accident in Mason County
Date of News Release: 08/10/2012
(Maysville, KY) - On Thursday, August 9, 2012 at 8:11 p.m. Kentucky State Police in Morehead was notified by Mason County Dispatch Center of an injury collision at the Junction of Kentucky 9 and Clyde T. Barbour Parkway. KSP-CVE Officer Daniel Abner and Trooper Anson Tribby responded to the scene. Edward B. Johnson Jr., 40 was operating a 1999 Ford Work Truck using the extension arm working on a stoplight that over hanged the roadway at the intersection of Kentucky 9 and Clyde T. Barbour Parkway, when Ernest L. Boone, 41 who was operating a 2007 International Tractor Trailer misjudged the distance and struck the bucket ejecting Mr. Johnson causing him to land on the roadway. There were no signs or flaggers out with Mr. Johnson. Mr. Johnson was transported from the scene by Maysville Emergency Medical Service to Meadowview Hospital where he was then transferred to the University of Kentucky Medical Center. KSP-CVE Officer Daniel Abner was assisted on scene by Trooper Anson Tribby, Maysville Police Department, Mason County Sheriff's Department, Maysville Fire Department and the Kentucky Highway Department. Collision remains under investigation by KSP-CVE Officer Daniel Abner.