McCreary County Teens Hurt In Crash

A car wreck on Monday morning sent two students from McCreary Central High School to the hospital.

The crash happened on Sand Hill Road (Route 700) in McCreary County.

17-year-old Betty Cox and 16-year-old Brittany Clark were hurt.
Both are seniors at McCreary Central in Whitley City, according to the district's superintendent.

The girls were on their way to school when their car ran off road and
flipped. Both were ejected from the vehicle. Police say they were not wearing their seat belts.

Cox was flown to from the scene to the University of Tennessee Hospital, while Clark went to UK. Both teens are listed in serious but stable condition.


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  • by Nikki Location: Stearns, Ky on Oct 22, 2007 at 02:02 PM
    I know both Betty and Brittany it's terrible what happened. I saw Brittany today, I hope to see Betty really soon also.
  • by Peggy Location: Ky on Oct 17, 2007 at 09:35 AM
    I hope these girls are doing ok.I see kids pulling out from high school all the time without their seatbelts on.It's scary.They think they will live forever.I hope these two realize why wearing the seatbelt is so important,and hopefully they will wear theirs whenever they heal and ride in/drive a car.Good luck to both!Get healed soon!

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