Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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Morehead Man Killed in an ATV Collision
Date of News Release: 07/27/2013
(Morehead, KY) -- On Friday, July 26th, 2013 Kentucky State Police in Morehead responded to a report of an injury accident at the junction of KY173 and Windsor Road near Elliottville. Trooper Thurman Paige, Unit 618, Rowan County Sheriffs Deputy James Damron, Rowan County EMS, and Elliottville Fire/Rescue responded to the scene.
Adam Holbrook, 38 of Morehead, was operating an ATV in-tow by a 1991 GMC pickup, operated by Charles Howard, south on KY173. Mr. Howard initiated a right hand turn onto Windsor Road and the ATV in-tow failed to negotiate the turn. The tow strap between the pickup and the ATV caused it to overturn, throwing Mr. Holbrook from the ATV. Adam Holbrook was pronounced deceased at Saint Claire Medical Center. Mr. Holbrook was not wearing a helmet.
The accident remains under investigation by Trooper Thurman Paige.