Trooper Shaun Little
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 9, Pikeville
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Salyersville Man Killed in a Collision on KY 7
Date of News Release: 07/02/2012
(Fredsville, Magoffin Co.) -- On Sunday July 2, 2012 Post 9 Pikeville received a call of a single vehicle accident in the Fredsville community of Magoffin County. KSP units responded to the scene and preliminary investigation indicates that 64 year old Lonnie Dillion of Salyersville, Ky. was operating a 1998 chevy pickup on Ky 7 when the vehicle ran off the westbound shoulder of the roadway. The vehicle went over the embankment, struck a tree and came to rest. Dillion was pronounced deceased at the scene by Magoffin County Coroner Mark Jenkins. This accident remains under investigation by KSP Trooper Michael Haney. Trooper Haney was assisted on scene by Magoffin County Rescue Squad, District 3 Fire Department and Questcare Ambulance.