Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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Fatal ATV Collision in Campton, KY
Date of News Release: 10/08/2013
(Campton, KY) – On October 8, 2013 at 12:22 p.m., Kentucky State Police Morehead received a call from Wolfe County Dispatch in reference to a fatality accident involving an ATV on Rocky Branch Road in Wolfe County. Trooper Joseph Zalone responded to the scene along with Wolfe County Emergency Medical Services. Roger Spencer, 61 of Campton was operating a 1996 Honda ATV on his property when he drove over an embankment in his front yard around midnight. Mr. Spencer lost control of the ATV, causing the ATV to rollover and entrap Mr. Spencer. Family members located Mr. Spencer in his yard under the ATV around 11:30 a.m. No foul play is suspected. The accident remains under investigation by Trooper Joseph Zalone.