Campton, KY. (April 9, 2021) – On April 8, 2021, at approximately 7:05 am Kentucky State Police, Post 8, Morehead received a call from Wolfe County Dispatch requesting assistance with a fatal collision.
Through the investigation, it was determined Ralph Wooton, 47 years of age from Jackson, KY was traveling south on KY 15. Mr. Wooton was operating a 2007 Ford Mustang when he crossed the center line and struck a 2020 Ford Explorer. The Ford Explorer was being operated by Billy K. Adams, 45 years of age from Blackey, KY. Mr. Adams’ passengers, Billy S. Adams and Connie T. Adams, were transported to Kentucky River Medical Center in Jackson, KY. Billy S. Adams was later transported by helicopter to the University of Kentucky Hospital for his injuries.
Ralph Wooton and Billy K. Adams succumbed to their injuries at the scene and were pronounced deceased by Wolfe County Coroner Frank Porter. Kentucky State Police was assisted by Wolfe County EMS.
This collision remains under investigation by Kentucky State Police, Morehead.
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