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KSP investigates Fatal Collision in Bracken County

Date of News Release: 02/03/2015

(Dry Ridge, KY) - On Saturday, January 31, 2015, at approximately 7:35 a.m., the Kentucky State Police responded to a 2 vehicle collision on Kentucky Route 8, approximately 3 miles west from Augusta. Rickey L. Frederick, age 22, of Augusta was operating a 2004 Chevy Cavalier. Mr. Frederick was travelling eastbound on KY 8 when he crossed over into the westbound lane of travel when he struck a 2011 Jeep Compass traveling westbound operated by Katie Reeves, age 34, from Augusta. Mr. Frederick was pronounced dead at the scene by Bracken County Coroner, John Parker. Ms. Reeves sustained a broken ankle and wrist and was transported to Meadowview Regional Medical Center in Maysville.

Alcohol or drugs do not appear to be a contributing factor. The collision remains under investigation by Trooper Charles Wagner.