Justin Renfro killed in Owen County Ky. crash - Cincinnati News, FOX19-WXIX TV

UPDATE: Owen Co. crash claims second victim

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NEW LIBERTY, KY (FOX19) -

Two men are dead and another is seriously hurt after a crash on Hwy. 35 in Owen County.

.Police were called to the single vehicle crash just before 2 a.m. Tuesday morning.

 Preliminary investigation shows that the car driven by Michael Grubb, 26, of Georgetown, Ky., was traveling south on Highway 35 when the vehicle left the roadway for unknown reasons and rolled several times. 

Grubb was flown by Air Methods, Inc. to the University of Cincinnati Hospital. A passenger in the vehicle, Justin Renfro, 24, of Owenton, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Owen County Coroner. 

Another passenger, Drew Mason, 26, of Sparta, was also flown by Air Methods, Inc. to the University of Cincinnati Hospital, where he was pronounced dead Tuesday afternoon.

Police say alcohol is a suspected factor in the crash.  No one in the vehicle was wearing a seat belt.

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