Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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Sandy Hook Woman Killed in a Collision on KY 32 in Rowan County
Date of News Release: 01/29/2013
(Morehead, KY) -- On January 29, 2013, at approximately 1:58 p.m., Kentucky State Police Post 8 was notified by Morehead City Police dispatch of a single vehicle accident 2.75 miles east of Morehead on KY 32 (Christy Creek). Trooper Josh Preece was dispatched to the scene. Upon arrival on scene Rowan County EMS had already transported Ms. Charli Wright, age 26 of Sandy Hook, KY, to Saint Claire Regional Medical Center where she was pronounced deceased. Ms. Wright had been operating a 2000 Chevy Tahoe west on KY 32 when it appears she lost control of the vehicle, exited the right shoulder of the roadway and struck a rock embankment. The vehicle then overturned and the driver was ejected. Ms. Wright was not wearing a seatbelt. Trooper Preece was assisted on scene By Rowan County Fire Department, Rowan County EMS, and KSP CVE Officer Tommy Jones. The accident remains under investigation by Trooper Josh Preece.