The collision remains under investigation by Kentucky State Police.
Morehead, KY (May 2, 2019)- The Kentucky State Police Post 8 Morehead was notified at approximately 12:56 a.m. of an injury collision on KY15 South in Wolfe County. After further investigation, it was determined that Shelia Couch, 54 years of age, of Wooton, KY. was operating a 2017 Chevy City Express Van traveling north bound on KY15 South. Lonnie Harvey Jr, 42 years of age, of Jackson, KY. was operating a 2017 Chevy Spark traveling south bound on KY15 South. Ms. Couch’s van crossed the median striking Mr. Harvey causing fatal injuries to Mr. Harvey. Mr. Harvey was pronounced deceased at Kentucky River Medical Center in Jackson by Breathitt County Coroner Hargus Epperson. Ms. Couch was transported to Kentucky River Medical Center then to University of Kentucky Medical Center where she is in stable condition. The Kentucky State Police was assisted by Wolfe County EMS, Wolfe County Fire Department, Jackson Police Department, and the Breathitt County Coroner’s Office. The collision remains under investigation by Kentucky State Police.