Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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Injury Collision on Indian Creek Road in Menifee County
Date of News Release: 09/27/2011
(Morehead, Ky.) -- On September 26, 2011, at 9:49 PM, Kentucky State Police in Morehead received a call from Menifee County Dispatch in reference to an injury accident at 1523 Indian Creek Road in Menifee County. Trooper Nathan Shortridge responded to the scene. Larry Martin was operating a 1987 Ford F150 pickup truck westbound on Indian Creek Road. A deer entered onto the roadway. Mr. Martin swerved to avoid the deer and lost control of the vehicle, exiting off the right shoulder of the roadway. Mr. Martin overcorrected the vehicle and traveled back onto the roadway. The vehicle exited off the left side of the roadway and overturned coming to final rest in a ditch. The accident remains under investigation by Trooper Nathan Shortridge.