Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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Two Injured in a Collision on KY 174
Date of News Release: 03/24/2013
(MOREHEAD, KY) -- On Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 9:41 p.m., Kentucky State Police Post 8 Morehead received a report of an injury accident on KY174 from Morehead Police Department Dispatch. Trooper Brent Sparks and Trooper Scott Caudill responded to the accident scene. Miranda D. Holbrook, age 20, of Olive Hill was operating a 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt East on KY174 when she crossed the centerline, over corrected then struck a utility pole in a field, after leaving the roadway on the eastbound shoulder. Miranda D. Holbrook was transported to St. Claire Medical Center in Morehead and later transferred to Cabell Hunting Hospital in Huntington, WV. A juvenile passenger in the vehicle was airlifted from the accident scene to Cabell Huntington Hospital. Miranda D. Holbrook is listed in stable condition at this time. The accident remains under investigation by Trooper Brent Sparks. Trooper Sparks and Trooper Caudill were assisted by Rowan County E.M.S., Rowan County Fire Department and Deputy Donnie Hall.