KSP Investigates Fatal Accident in Floyd County
Date of News Release: 12/29/2014
(Mcdowell, KY) -- The Kentucky State Police, Pikeville Post is investigating a fatal collision that occurred in Floyd County, in the afternoon hours on December 28, 2014.
The initial investigation indicates that Jane Gross, 67 years old of Hi Hat, was driving on KY-122 in the Mcdowell community, when an oncoming vehicle traveling west, lost control on wet roadways, striking the vehicle operated by Gross. Gross was transported from the accident scene by Left Beaver Ambulance Service to Mcdowell ARH, where she was pronounced deceased by Deputy Coroner Chuck Hall. Information obtained at the scene indicates that Gross was not wearing her seatbelt at the time of the collision, and alcohol does not appear to be a factor.
The ongoing investigation is being conducted by Trooper Jake Roberts. He was assisted at the scene by Left Beaver Fire Department.