Flemingsburg, KY. (May 23, 2020) – Kentucky State Police, Post 8 Morehead received a call for assistance from the Fleming County Dispatch with a two vehicle fatal collision at approximately 9:15 am. Fleming County Dispatch advised that the collision was near the intersection of KY 11 and KY 599.
After further investigation, it was determined that a 2002 Chevy pickup truck was being operated by Anthony Bailey, 52 years of age, of Wellington, KY, was traveling north on KY 11 when a 2008 Chevy Impala operated by Nancy Barnett, 53 years of age, of Ewing, KY was traveling west on KY 599. Mrs. Barnett attempted to make a left turn onto KY11 when she collided with the Chevy pickup truck. Mr. Bailey and his passenger, Nancy Bailey, did not receive any injuries in the collision.
Mrs. Barnett was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Fleming County Coroner Winston Grannis. Mrs. Barnett was accompanied by three passengers in her vehicle, Lyndon Barnett, 56 years of age, Michael Barnett, 26 years of age and John Barnett, 18 years of age, all of Ewing, KY, were all transported to the University of Kentucky Hospital. Lyndon Barnett succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased by the Fayette County Coroner.
Kentucky State Police was assisted by the Flemingsburg Police Department, Fleming County Sheriff’s Department, Fleming County Fire and Rescue, Fleming County EMS and Fleming County Coroner’s Office. This collision remains under investigation by Kentucky State Police, Post 8 Morehead.
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