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Morgan County Traffic Accident

Date of News Release: 09/13/2015

(West Liberty, KY) - On Sunday, September 13, 2015 at 4:48 p.m., Kentucky State Police Morehead received a call from West Liberty Dispatch in reference to a 2 vehicle accident around the Double J gas station on KY519. Trooper Charlie Bolin, Morgan County Sheriff's Department and Morgan County EMS responded to the scene. It was determined that Willis Cornett, 23, of Dwarf, KY was operating his 2004 Toyota Corolla northbound on KY519 and merged into the south bound lane, striking head on with Steve Littleton, 58, of Flemingsburg, KY who was operating his 2008 GMC Sierra. Cornett was airlifted by Air Evac to the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, KY and is listed in critical condition. Littleton was transported by Morgan County EMS to Morgan County ARH, from which he has since been released. This collision remains under investigation by Trooper Charlie Bolin.