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KSP Trooper Involved In Crash On KY 801

Posted at 10:49 AM, Mar 08, 2019

ROWAN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– No injuries were sustained Friday morning in a crash involving a state trooper.

It happened on KY 801 near the intersection with Rice Road.

Kentucky State Police say a vehicle, operated by Nathan Vernatter, was heading westbound on Rice Road approaching KY 801 when he was unable to stop.

Vernatter reportedly traveled across both lanes of traffic and T-boned a second vehicle, operated by Cody Lewis. Lewis spun into the path of Trooper Justin Reynolds.

The accident is under investigation.