Teen dies after crash in Owen County - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Teen dies after crash in Owen County

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Kentucky State Police say a teen has died after a crash in Owen County.

The single-vehicle crash happened Monday evening on Highway 355. KSP dispatchers received a call about the crash around 8:40 p.m.

Officials say a preliminary investigation revealed that a vehicle driven by a 16-year-old female ran off the road and overturned several times. Two passengers riding in the vehicle, another 16-year-old female and an 18-year-old male, were ejected from the vehicle.

Police say the female teen passenger was pronounced dead at the scene. The male teen passenger was transported by helicopter to UK Hospital. Investigators say the two passengers were not wearing seatbelts.

The driver of the vehicle was taken by EMS to St. Elizabeth Owenton by Owen County EMS.

The investigation into the crash in ongoing.

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