Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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Morehead Man Injured in a Collision on KY 801 North
Date of News Release: 02/07/2013
(Morehead, KY) -- On February 7, 2013, at approximately 1:13 p.m., Kentucky State Police Post 8 Morehead was notified of a single vehicle injury accident on KY 801 North in Morehead, KY. Trooper Josh Preece responded to the scene. Anthony Derek Blankenship, age 30 from Morehead, KY, had been operating a 1994 Ford Ranger northbound on KY 801 North when he lost control of the pickup truck, drove off the roadway and through two fences. Mr. Blankenship was flown from the scene to University of Kentucky Hospital. Trooper Preece was assisted on scene by Rowan County Fire and EMS.