Drug use suspected in fatal Floyd County crash

kward1@herald-leader.comFebruary 5, 2013 

State police said drug use might have contributed to a wreck in which a Floyd County man died on Sunday afternoon.

Gary L. Arnett, 56, of Martin was driving east on Ky. 1428 when he lost control of a Chevrolet truck near the WMDJ radio station at 4:41 p.m., according to a news release from state police.

The truck went off the right side of the road, hit an embankment and flipped, landing on its wheels.

Arnett, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was partially ejected and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Lexington Herald-Leader is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service