Tennessee man killed in Rockcastle County car crash

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ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- One person is dead after a crash early Thursday morning in Rockcastle County.

State police say 23-year-old Shawn Smith lost control of his car on I-75 around 1 a.m.

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Police say he went down an embankment and was thrown from the vehicle.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say Smith was from Tennessee.