Fatal accident involving airborne truck in Rowan County

Posted by Amy Kelch - email

MOREHEAD, KY (WAVE) - Kentucky State Police received a call from Morehead Dispatch early on the morning of April 9 in reference to a vehicle injury accident on Little Perry Road in Rowan County.

23-year-old Zachary Wallace and 19-year-old Michael Henderson were in a 1999 Dodge pickup truck when the truck struck an access road and became airborne. The truck overturned multiple times, ejecting Henderson from the vehicle. Henderson was pronounced deceased at the scene and his body was taken to the State Medical Examiner's Office in Frankfort.

Wallace was taken to Saint Claire Medical Center where he was treated and released with non life-threatening injuries. The driver of the truck has not yet been determined. The accident remains under investigation.

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