Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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Sandy Hook Woman Injured in a Collision on KY 173
Date of News Release: 02/19/2014
(Morehead, KY) - On February 19, 2014 at 2:53 p.m. Kentucky State Police was notified of a single vehicle injury accident at the intersection of KY 173 and KY 32 in Rowan County. Juanita Greene, 78 of Sandy Hook was traveling southbound on KY 173 when she attempted to avoid a pothole. Mrs. Greene veered into the northbound lane and encountered a vehicle traveling northbound. Mrs. Greene then veered off of the southbound shoulder of the roadway in an attempt to avoid the other vehicle. Mrs. Greene struck a road sign and a fence. Mrs. Greene then traveled over an embankment. Mrs. Greene was transported to Saint Claire Medical Center in Morehead, KY with non life-threatening injuries. The accident remains under investigation by Trooper Brent Sparks.