LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Kentucky State Police say a Mount Washington teen is dead after a crash that happened late Tuesday night.

According to a release, Kentucky State Police responded just before midnight to the 8100 block of Mount Eden Road in Shelby County on a report of a single-vehicle crash.

Police say an investigation showed that the vehicle, which was occupied by three juveniles, was going north on Mount Eden Road, when it went off the right side of the road, crashed into an embankment and overturned. A 16-year-old male, who was a rear passenger, was thrown from the vehicle. He was flown to University Hospital in Louisville where he was pronounced dead. Authorities have not released the victim's name.

Officials say the driver of the vehicle was a 17-year-old female from Shelbyville. She was taken to Jewish Hospital in Shelbyville to be treated for minor injuries.

According to police, a 17-year-old male from Waddy was a front seat passenger in the vehicle. He suffered minor injuries in the crash.

Police have not said what caused the crash and it remains under investigation.

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