According to Officials in Floyd Co., an investigation is underway into a fatal 2 vehicle accident in Floyd Co. Wednesday evening. Reports indicate that the crash happened just before 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday night at the Wireman Shoals Bridge on KY-321 near the Bays Branch area, which is near Highlands Regional Medical Center. Jessica G. Owens, 42 of Salyersville was pronounced deceased at the scene. Officials say the driver of the other vehicle, Elizabeth Lemaster, 40 of Paintsville was entrapped in her vehicle. Once rescued, she was airlifted to Cabell-Huntington Hospital. Reports suggest that Lemaster was driving northbound when her vehicle left crossed over the center lane, bounced off the guardrail into the southbound lane and hit Owens’ vehicle head-on. Officials have not ruled out filing charges in the case. The Prestonsburg Police Dept. is investigating this crash.
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