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Lexington car crash kills 18-year-old, leaves another in critical condition

The Fayette County Coroner

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) An 18-year-old is dead and another man is in UK Hospital with critical injuries after a car crash in Lexington.

The Fayette County Coroner's Office identifies Christopher Worthington as the man killed in the crash.

The fatal crash happened at 11:30 p.m. Friday on Palumbo Drive, near Todds Road.

According to Lexington police, the driver of a Ford Mustang drifted past the center line on Palumbo Drive and ended up sideways in front of oncoming traffic.

That’s when another car slammed into the passenger-side door, killing Worthington.

Police haven't released what caused the crash but they say no charges have been filed.

Police say the woman driving the second vehicle wasn't hurt.


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