Two teens killed in Pike County crash

PIKE COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - Two teenagers are dead after a single-vehicle crash.

The accident happened about 2:05 a.m. Friday in Virgie.

Kentucky State Police tell Jonathan Newsome, 18, of Teaberry, was attemping to turn onto Ky 1469 when he hit an embankment.

Newsome and a passenger, Alexandria Tipton, 18, of Harold, Ky, died at the scene.

Troopers say there were six other passengers in the car. No word on their conditions.

Newsome and the seven passengers were not wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash.

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