Fatal Accident In Harlan County

A teenager is dead and another in jail after a traffic accident.

It happened Friday afternoon on Kentucky 987 in Cawood. State police say 18 year old Crystal Jenkins was going east when her vehicle left the roadway, hit a guardrail, and overturned.

A passenger, 17 year old Jesse James Jenkins, was pronounced dead at the scene. Two other passengers, including an infant, were injured.

Crystal Jenkins, who wasn't injured, was charged with DUI and taken to the Harlan County Detention Center.

Police say more charges are possible.


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