UPDATE: Victim identified in Laurel County crash Wednesday

The crash happened off KY 1394 just before 4 p.m. Wednesday

UPDATE 6/23:

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Laurel County Sheriff’s  Office has identified the victim in a crash Wednesday.

According to the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office, 18-year-old Jodie Bennett of London was killed when an SUV traveling westbound on KY 1394 left the road, crashed through a fence, and went down an embankment. Three others were taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

ORIGINAL STORY POSTED JUNE 22, 2022 at 9:27 P.M.

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal crash that happened around 4 p.m. Wednesday.

According to the sheriff’s office, the driver of an SUV traveling west on KY 1394 lost control and left the road, crashed through a fence, went down an embankment, and then rolled and flipped into a second fence.

The sheriff’s office says one person was pronounced dead at the scene, three other people were taken to UK medical center – one with serious life-threatening injuries, two with serious injuries. One person was uninjured.

According to the sheriff’s office, several other agencies assisted at the scene.

The victim has not yet been identified, pending notification of next of kin.

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