No injuries in Rowan County crash involving trooper

Deadly crash

MOREHEAD, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Kentucky State Trooper was involved in a car crash with two other vehicles.

KSP say Nathan Vernatter, of Rowan County, was heading west on Rice Road in a 2007 Chevrolet Silverado when he was unable to stop at the intersection of KY 801.

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Troopers say Vernatter drove across both lanes of traffic, hitting Cody Lewis of Rowan County, who was traveling south on KY 801.

According to KSP, Vernatter hit Lewis in the driver’s side of his vehicle, causing him to spin into the path of Trooper Justin Reynolds.

There were no injuries. KSP say the accident is under investigation.