One name released after Floyd County crash kills two Monday

Two dead in Floyd County crash, officials say
Two dead in Floyd County crash, officials say(WYMT)
Published: Jan. 30, 2023 at 12:08 PM EST
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FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - Officials with Kentucky State Police have released the name of one of the two people killed in a Monday morning crash in Floyd County.

According to Kentucky State Police Post 9 in Pikeville, troopers were told of the crash just after 8:00 a.m. in the Allen community on KY 1428 near the Worldwide Equipment Building.

Troopers say 39-year-old Paula Vazquez of Prestonsburg was driving a 2000 Toyota Echo when the car crossed the center line and hit a 2016 Ford F-250 driven by John Goble of Prestonsburg. Vazquez was driving with twin teenagers and a baby in the car.

Floyd County Judge-Executive Robbie Williams told WYMT the two adults involved were county employees.

Williams added Goble was driving a county truck with a plow when Vazquez, driving her personal car, hydroplaned and hit the truck. One person was trapped inside the car.

Goble was not injured, but KSP troopers say Vazquez died at the scene and one of the minors died at a hospital.