Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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Lexington Woman Killed in a Collision on the Mountain Parkway
Date of News Release: 06/20/2013
(Powell County, KY) -- On Thursday June 20, 2013 at 3:57 p.m. Kentucky State Police was notified of a fatal traffic accident on the Mountain Parkway at the 35 mile marker. Mary A. Elrod, 62 of Lexington, was traveling westbound on the Mountain Parkway when her vehicle veered off the roadway into the median. The vehicle struck an emergency turn around in the median causing the vehicle to overturn. Mrs. Elrod was pronounced deceased at the scene. The accident remains under investigation by Kentucky State Police Morehead.