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Bath County Accident on Interstate 64 - Morehead Woman Fatally Injured

Date of News Release: 06/16/2017

Owingsville, Ky. (June 16, 2017) – On Thursday, June 15th at 3:45 PM, Kentucky State Police in Morehead responded to a fatal accident near the 126 mm on I64, outside of Owingsville, in Bath County. Megan Cooper, 26 of Morehead, was operating a 2002 Chevy Cavalier east bound on I64, when she crossed through the median and into the path of a semi-truck operated by Daryl Frosty, 38 of Lexington. Megan Cooper was pronounced deceased at the scene by Bath County Coroner Robbie Powell. Next of kin has been notified. Daryl Frosty was not injured in the course of the accident. The fatal accident remains under investigation by Trooper Joseph Zalone.