Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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Injury collision on US 460 in Morgan County
Date of News Release: 12/23/2011
(Morehead, Ky.) -- On Friday, December 23, 2011 at 12:53 a.m. Kentucky State Police in Morehead received a call from West Liberty Dispatch in reference to a single-vehicle, injury collision that occurred on US 460, just west of Murphy Fork Road, in Morgan County. Trooper Jonathan Moore and Trooper Charlie Bolin responded to the scene. Preliminary investigation revealed that the driver allegedly left the scene before officers arrived. Ms. Pawlak, who was reportedly a passenger in the vehicle at the time of the crash, was transported from the scene by Morgan County EMS and taken to Morgan County ARH for treatment of minor injuries. Alcohol is believed to be a factor, and the crash remains under investigation by Trooper Jonathan Moore.