Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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Campton Woman Killed in a Collision on KY 15
Date of News Release: 07/23/2013
(Rogers, KY) -- On Monday, July 22, 2013, at 5:50 pm, the Kentucky State Police Post in Morehead was notified of a two vehicle injury accident on KY 15 north of Campton. Mr. Chad F. Jones, 35 of Rogers, KY was operating a 2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport, traveling North on KY 15. Mr. Jones lost control of his vehicle, overcorrected and crossed the center line into the path of a 2002, Jeep Grand Cherokee, traveling South on KY 15. The Jeep was operated by Mrs. Cathy L. Holthouser, 59 of Rogers, KY. Mr. Jones' passenger, Dana Lutes, 37 of Campton, was pronounced deceased on scene by Wolfe County Deputy Coroner, Gary Sparks. Mr. Jones was transported by Wolfe County EMS to the Kentucky River Medical Center in Jackson, then transferred to the University of Kentucky Hospital, with possible life threatening injuries. Mrs. Holthouser was airlifted from the scene to the University of Kentucky Hospital, where she is currently listed in stable condition. The collision remains under investigation by Trooper Michael Wathen.