One dead after fatal crash in Owen Co.

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OWENTON, Ky. (WTVQ) -A wreck at around 8:40 p.m. on Monday in Owen Co. took the life of a teenage girl and sent two others to the hospital.

State police say the accident happened near the 3500 block of KY 355, when the driver of a vehicle ran off the road and overturned several times.

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Two passengers, neither of whom were wearing seat belts, were thrown from the vehicle.  One of them, 18-year-old Trevor Smith, was taken by helicopter to UK Hospital for treatment of his injuries.  The driver of the vehicle, a 16-year-old girl, was taken to St. Elizabeth Owenton by Owen Co. EMS.

The other passenger who was thrown from the car, another 16-year-old girl, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Owen Co. Coroner.

State Police are still investigating what caused the crash.