This collision remains under investigation
Morehead, KY (October 21, 2019) — Kentucky State Police Post 8 Morehead received a call for assistance with a three vehicle fatal traffic collision on October 20, 2019. The collision occurred on KY 111 near the junction of KY 1515. It was determined a 2004 Ford F150 operated by Freddie E. Draper, 72 years of age, of Georgetown, Ohio, was traveling north on KY 111. Stephen Hickerson, 24 years of age, of Hillsboro, KY. was traveling south on KY 111 operating a 2018 Chevy pickup with a passenger, Courtney Brown, 19 years of age, of Maysville, KY. Mr. Draper struck Mr. Hickerson and his passenger. After striking Mr. Hickerson, Mr. Draper continued traveling north on KY 111 in the south bound lane striking a 1991 John Deere combine operated by Wesley Wallingford, 23 years of age, of Vanceburg, KY. Mr. Draper was pronounced deceased by Fleming County Coroner Winston Grannis. Kentucky State Police was assisted by the Fleming County Sheriff’s Department, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife and Fleming County Emergency Services. This collision remains under investigation by Kentucky State Police Post 8 Morehead.