KENTUCKY TROOPER DIES Kentucky State Trooper Killed In Two-Vehicle Crash In Clark County
Reported by: Jeff Morris
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Jan. 23, 2013 11:36 AM EST
Updated: Jan. 23, 2013 12:00 PM EST
Kentucky State Police Photo
Winchester, Clark County
An off-duty Kentucky State Police trooper was killed Tuesday in a two-vehicle collision.
Trooper Anson Blake Tribby, 25, of Mount Sterling was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident that occurred about 7:30 p.m. in Clark County on Interstate 64 East near mile marker 99, according to a news release from State Police. State Police said Tribby was driving his own pickup truck when he was involved with a flatbed wrecker operated by John Masterson, 54, of Winchester, Ky.
Tribby was a 2 1/2-year veteran with the Kentucky State Police and was assigned to the Morehead Post.
State Police were assisted by the Clark County Sheriff’s Office, coroner, fire and rescue and the Kentucky Incident Management Team.
The collision remains under investigation by State Police.