Coroner: 15-year-old dies in Bell County crash

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Published: Aug. 26, 2021 at 10:26 PM EDT
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BELL COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - Update: Bell County Deputy Coroner Jason Steele released more information about a deadly crash that happened Thursday night.

Steele told WYMT the passenger in the car who died was a 15-year-old girl.

He also said the driver of the car was a 14-year-old who was “seriously injured” according to dispatch on Thursday.

WYMT has not been updated on her condition.

Original Story:

Officers with Bell County Dispatch tell WYMT a crash occurred in the Fourmile community Thursday evening.

They say the car was flipped on its top with entrapment on Highway 2015 and two people were inside the car. One was pronounced dead at the scene by the Bell County Coroner.

The other was “seriously injured” according to dispatchers and is being transported to the Pineville Landing Zone via ambulance to be flown out to an unknown hospital.

Dispatch says the road was closed for hours, but is now back open.

Bell County EMS, Sheriff’s Department, and Volunteer Fire Department all responded to the scene.

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