Midway, KY (June 22, 2020) – On June 22, 2020, Kentucky State Police, Frankfort Post was contacted just after 2:00 am in reference to a collision that occurred on I-64 westbound in Woodford County near the Scott County line.
The initial investigation indicates that a blue, 2007 Dodge Ram hauling a trailer operated by James Stephenson, age 54 of Florence, KY, was traveling westbound on I-64 around the 67 mile marker. The vehicle then veered off the roadway and overturned into South Elkhorn Creek directly after. Versailles PD arrived on scene and requested a KSP Collision Reconstruction unit to work the collision. The Woodford County Coroner pronounced Mr. Stephenson deceased at the scene. The deceased is being transported to the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Frankfort for an autopsy later this date.
KSP Post 12 was assisted on scene by Versailles PD, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office, the Woodford County Coroner, and Woodford County EMS.
The investigation is ongoing by Post 12 Trooper Jacob Guffey.
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