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Teen dies in single-vehicle crash in Taylorsville

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A teenager is dead after a single-vehicle crash in Taylorsville.

Officers say it happened Saturday at 9:21 p.m. on Lakeside Drive. 

According to a release from Kentucky State Police, 16-year-old Joseph Lee Taylor Sheeley was driving northwest on Lakeview Drive when he drove off the shoulder, hit a mailbox and concrete driveway, overturned, and was ejected. 

He was not wearing a seat belt when the accident occurred. 

The coroner's office says Sheeley was transported to University Hospital where he died at 10:38 p.m. in the emergency room from multiple blunt force injuries. 

KSP continues to investigate. 

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