Teen killed in Owen County crash

Teen killed in Owen County crash

OWENTON, KY (FOX19) - A teenager died in a single-vehicle rollover crash in Owen County Monday night, according to Kentucky State Police.

Troopers responded to the 3200 block of Ky 355 near Gratz just after 8:30 p.m., a police dispatcher, said.

A preliminary investigation shows that a vehicle operated by a 16-year-old female ran off the road and overturned several times, police said in a prepared statement.

Two passengers - another 16-year-old female and Trevor Smith, 18, of Owenton - were ejected.

The passengers were not wearing their seatbelts, according to police.

A medical helicopter flew Smith to UK Hospital.

The ejected 16-year-old female was pronounced dead at the scene.

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

The girls' names were not released.

An investigation into the crash continues.

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