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Lewis County Fatal Collision

Date of News Release: 08/03/2014

(Vanceburg, KY) - On August 2, 2014 at 5:06 p.m. Kentucky State Police in Morehead received a report of a fatal collision on KY 8, in Lewis County. Trooper Jason Brown, Trooper Brad Watson, Lewis County Sheriff's Office and Lewis County Fire-Rescue responded to the scene. Steven R. Brown, 23 of Garrison, was operating a 2003 Pontiac Vibe traveling east on KY 8. Mr. Brown attempted to negotiate a curve when he lost control of his vehicle and struck a tree. Mr. Brown was flown from the scene to Cabell Huntington Hospital. Passenger Shyla Brown, 24 of Garrison, was transported to Southern Ohio Medical Center where she was treated and released. Mr. Brown's 5 year old son was fatally injured in the collision. Mr. Brown's 2 year old son, along with his 1 year old daughter was transported to medical facilities for treatment. The collision remains under investigation by Trooper Jason Brown.