Journal-Times (Grayson, KY)

January 30, 2013

Two injured in KY 7 collision


Jan. 30, 2013 — Two people were injured in an accident on KY 7 Monday morning.

The Kentucky State Police in Ashland said the collision occurred on KY 7 at the one mile marker in Carter County.

According the KSP, Joel Dearmon, 33, of Ashland, was operating a 2004 Chevrolet Van travelling southbound. When he lost control of the vehicle and traveled into the northbound lane.

Dearmon struck Alfred Brown,73, of Sandy Hook, who was operating a 2009 Town and Country and travelling northbound.

Brown and his passenger, Vivian Brown, 68, were transported by Carter EMS to St. Mary’s for non-life threatening injuries.

Dearmon refused any medical treatment at the scene.

Seatbelts were in use by all occupants of each vehicle. At this time alcohol is not suspected as a contributing factor.

Carter County EMS and Grayson Fire Department assisted at the scene.

The collision is being investigated by Trooper Tye Chavies.