The Kentucky State Police, Hazard Post, is investigating a fatal collision involving a vehicle and two pedestrians. On August 21, 2017m in the early afternoon hours, Troopers responded to a collision in downtown Hyden. The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2001 Lincoln LS passenger car operated by Alyssa Noble, 38, of Hyden, was traveling south on Main Street. The vehicle crossed the center line and traveled down Sycamore Street, striking a utility pole and two females on the sidewalk. Mackenzie Hays, 23, of Hazard, suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. Rhonda Belcher, 41, of Wooton, was airlifted to the University of Kentucky Hospital. Noble was transported to Holston-Valley Medical Center in Kingsport, Tennessee.