MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - McCracken County Sheriff's Department responded to a single-vehicle crash on Feb. 4 at 1:13 a.m.
According to the McCracken County Sheriff's Department, Dezirae E. Prouty-Rariden was traveling northwest on Benton Road when she hydroplaned causing her vehicle to cross the center of the road and down an embankment. The vehicle came to a rest after hitting a utility pole and a fire hydrant.
Prouty-Rariden and her passenger, Jereme D. York, 31 of Paducah, were transported to an area hospital with non-light-threatening injuries.
The road was closed for over an hour during an investigation and cleanup. The road was later closed again for utility work but has since been reopened.