According to a news release from the KSP, on May 19th, 2018 at 4:43 a.m., Kentucky State Police Post 8 Morehead was notified by Elliott Co Dispatch of a two vehicle fatal collision on Kentucky Highway 7 in Bruin. Trooper Justin Reynolds, Elliott County Sheriff’s Office and Elliott Co EMS responded to the scene. Chad Sansom, 23, of Russell was traveling south bound on KY 7 in a black 2015 Dodge pickup, when he crossed the center line and struck a gray 2014 Chevy Cruze driven by Marsha Harper, 50, of Olive Hill, who was traveling north. Mr. Sansom was airlifted to St. Mary’s Hospital in Huntington for treatment. Ms. Harper was pronounced deceased at the scene. The incident remains under investigation by Trooper Justin Reynolds.
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