Trooper Shaun Little
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 9, Pikeville
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Fatality on Blacklog Road in Inez, Kentucky
Date of News Release: 06/17/2014
(Blacklog, Ky.) - On Sunday June 16, 2014 Post 9, Pikeville received a call of a motorcycle accident on Blacklog Road in the Inez community of Martin County. Information obtained at the scene indicates that 60 year old Donald Lee Ferrell of Switzer, WV. was traveling west on Blacklog Road when a oncoming vehicle crossed over into his lane of travel. A witnessed stated that Ferrell swerved to miss the oncoming vehicle, lost control and overturned in the roadway. Ferrell was pronounced deceased at the scene by Deputy Coroner Ronnie Mathis. The accident remains under investigation by KSP Trooper J. Neace.