One Dead After Crash in Floyd County

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One person is dead after a two-car crash in Floyd County on Sunday, Kentucky State Police said.

The crash happened during the afternoon hours in the McDowell community along KY-122, state police said in a press release.

According to police, Jane Gross, 67, of Hi Hat, was driving on KY-122 when an oncoming vehicle traveling west, lost control on wet roadways and struck Gross’ vehicle.

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Gross was transported by ambulance to McDowell Appalachian Regional Healthcare Hospital where she was pronounced dead by the Floyd County coroner, state police said.

Information at the scene indicates that Gross was not wearing her seatbelt at the time of the crash and they do not believe that alcohol played a factor in the crash, KSP said.

According to the press release, state troopers from the Pikeville Post are continuing to investigate the crash.

State police did not release any information on the driver of the other vehicle.