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Rowan County Injury Collision

Date of News Release: 02/14/2016

(Morehead, KY) - On Sunday, February 14th 2016 at 4:29 P.M., Kentucky State Police Post 8 Morehead was notified by Rowan County Dispatch of a single vehicle injury accident on Open Fork Road in Rowan County. Kentucky State Police, Morehead Fire Department, Elliottville Fire Department and Rowan County EMS responded to the scene. Investigation determined that, Stephanie Wilson, 40, of Morehead was traveling south bound on Open Fork, along with two juvenile passengers. Ms. Wilson was operating a 1999 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, when she lost control of the vehicle. Ms. Wilson's vehicle exited the roadway, over an embankment where the vehicle came to final rest against a tree. Ms. Wilson was extricated from the vehicle by Elliottville Fire Department and was transported to Saint Claire Medical Center, she was later transferred to UK hospital in Lexington, KY. She is listed in critical condition. The two juveniles were also transported to Saint Claire Medical Center by Rowan County EMS where they were treated for minor injuries and released. The collision remains under investigation by Kentucky State Police Post 8.