Names released in deadly crash in Prestonsburg

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Published: Feb. 24, 2023 at 5:56 PM EST
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PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (WYMT) - UPDATE: Officials in Floyd County confirmed with WYMT that 61-year-old Jane Lemaster and her mother, 85-year-old Marlene Tackett, were both killed in the crash on Friday.

Lemaster was driving the car and Tackett was the passenger.

ORIGINAL STORY: Police said two people died after suffering injuries in a car crash in Prestonsburg on Friday.

Officials said the crash happened on North Lake Drive in front of the Dairy Queen.

The road was shutdown for an extended period of time while emergency response personnel investigated the scene.

Officials said they do not suspect foul play in the deaths.