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FATAL: Freightliner versus Ford Expedition Collision in Lewis County, Kentucky

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VANCEBURG, KY (March 30, 2022) – Kentucky State Police, Post 8, Morehead received a call for assistance from Lewis County Dispatch of a two-vehicle collision at 6:17 A.M. which occurred on the Grayson Spur. 

Through the investigation, it was determined a 2020 Freightliner operated by James Kurtz, 61 years old from Rockford, Illinois was traveling south on the Grayson Spur near the junction of Lower Kinney Road.

Patricia J. Stevens, 43 years old from Vanceburg was operating a 2018 Ford Expedition traveling north on the Grayson Spur when the two vehicles collided together. 

Ms. Stevens was pronounced deceased at the scene by Lewis County Coroner Tony Gaydos. 

Kentucky State Police was assisted on scene by Lewis County Sheriff’s Department, Lewis County Coroner’s Office, Kentucky Commercial Vehicle Enforcement and Lewis County Emergency Services.  This collision remains under investigation by Kentucky State Police, Morehead

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