WKYT Crew In Wreck

One of our own news crews was involved in a wreck Saturday.

WKYT reporter Denny Trease was hurt in a wreck along U.S. 27 in Garrard County, near the Jessamine County line Saturday afternoon.

Trease, along with photographer Brandon Whitworth, were rear-ended by a driver while stopped on the roadway. Their car then spun into oncoming traffic where it was hit again by another car.

Trease had to be transported to the hospital, but he is now at home recovering. Whitworth was not injured.


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  • by sandy Location: corbin,ky. on Nov 17, 2008 at 03:35 PM
    hope all is well take care.Great to know you and camera man are ok
  • by Cindy Location: Kentucky on Nov 17, 2008 at 01:44 PM
    Hears to a speedy recovery Denny and your camera man. Will be looking forward to having you back on the news.
  • by Charles Location: Lexington on Nov 17, 2008 at 12:17 PM
    My prayers are with Denny Trease and Brandon, too. May God be with them (as He obvciously was) and with all others involved.
  • by Pearl Dean Brown Location: London, Ky. on Nov 17, 2008 at 11:02 AM
    So sorry to hear about Denny, certainly wish him a speedy recovery; we feel like he is part of us around here, remembering him from several years ago, when he worked at Newschanel 27.
  • by K.C. Location: Lancaster on Nov 17, 2008 at 07:25 AM
    God Bless, Denny. Hope you get well very soon! That stretch of US-27 is very dangerous, usually 3-4 wrecks a week. However, that stretch from KY-34 to the Camp Nelson Bridge is being re built. A new Us-27 should be done by late 2010 or ealt 2011. If you think it's bad now, you should have seen it 30 years ago!!!
  • by Vicki Location: Salvisa on Nov 17, 2008 at 07:01 AM
    Wishing Denny a quick recovery. I hate wet roads, most people don't drive with the caution needed. Rain is as hazardous as snow and ice.
  • by Bennya Location: Lexington on Nov 16, 2008 at 06:54 PM
    Denny get well soon,,They need to do something about the roads we drive on at night when it is raining driving is just a guessing game and hope you don't get hit because you can not see the lines on the road there should be something that will light up or a paint to put do so you can see where you are going... Blacktop gets darker when it rains and the white lines get darker to
  • by Becky Location: Kentucky on Nov 16, 2008 at 05:30 PM
    Get well soon Denny.
  • by Tiffany Location: McKee, KY on Nov 16, 2008 at 04:02 PM
    I just wanted to extend get well wishes to Mr. Denny Trease! Wet roads are horrible, I hate driving when it rains! I hope you have a quick recovery!!
  • by alan Location: Lincoln co.. on Nov 16, 2008 at 02:55 PM
    that stretch of highway is only dangerous cause poeple dont pay attention too what they are doing, i have seen ppl either reading a paper, talking on cell phone, or putting on make up and combing their hair... the citizens on the road arent the only ones too blamne here i have been the cops doing the same thing.. go figure huh.... best well wishes too denny and his camera man for a speedy recovery...
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