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KSP Investigates Fatal Collision in Floyd County

Date of News Release: 08/11/2015

(Printer, KY) - Kentucky State Police, Pikeville Post, is investigating a fatal collision that occurred in Floyd County during the morning hours of August 11, 2015.

The initial investigation indicates that Sammatha Meade, 31 years old of McDowell, Kentucky, was operating a 2004 Chevrolet Impala on KY Route 122 near Butler Branch in the Printer community. The vehicle left the roadway and overturned. Meade was pronounced deceased at the scene by Floyd County Coroner Greg Nelson. Evidence at the scene indicates Meade 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 Shane Hurtt.