CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. (News Release) – Two teenagers died on Saturday night after a head-on collision in Taylor County, Kentucky.
Justin Atwood,19, of Campbellsville, Ky. was driving westbound on US 0068 in a 2009 Nissan when he attempted to pass a vehicle and collided head-on with a 2006 Jeep heading eastbound.
Both vehicles overturned and came to rest on the south side of the roadway.
Atwood and his passenger, Jade M. Sullivan, 17, of Campbellsville, Ky., were both pronounced dead at the scene. They were not wearing seat belts.
The Jeep was operated by Lauren Dyer, 21, of Burkesville, Ky.
Dyer was wearing her seat belt and was transported to UK Hospital in Lexington with non-life threatening injuries.
The collision is still under investigation by Kentucky State Police.