Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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Injury Collision on US 60 West in Morehead, Ky
Date of News Release: 09/09/2012
(Morehead, KY) -- On Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 8:27 pm Kentucky State Police Morehead was notified of a two vehicle injury accident on US 60 West in Morehead, Ky. William Young of Virginia was operating a 2011 Harley Davidson motorcycle eastbound on US 60 West in Morehead when he attempted to make a left hand turn into a private drive. While attempting to turn into a private drive MR. Young was struck by a 1999 Jeep Cherokee being operated by Kevin Morgan of Grayson, Ky. Mr. Morgan was traveling eastbound on US 60 West when he failed to acknowledge Mr. Young attempting to make a left hand turn. Mr. Morgan attempted to pass Mr. Young on the left hand side and struck Mr. Young as he was turning. Mr. Young was air lifted from St. Claire Medical Center to the University of Kentucky Medical Center. Trooper Eugene Robinson, Unit 753, PHI, and Rowan County Fire and Ems responded to the scene. Incident remains under investigation by Trooper Eugene Robinson.