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Police Pursuit in Kentucky Ends in Crash That Kills 2 Teenagers

October 30, 2018

(RADCLIFF, Ky.) — Kentucky State Police say two teenagers have been killed when a pursuit ended with a suspect’s vehicle striking a car.

 
State Police spokesman Trooper Scott Sharp says in a news release several police departments were pursuing the pickup on Saturday night when it struck the car at a U.S. 31 intersection south of Radcliff.
 
The statement says the car’s driver, 18-year-old Jacob Barber of Elizabethtown, and a 17-year-old passenger were killed.
 
Sharp says the pickup’s driver, 36-year-old Shawn Welsh of Fairmont, West Virginia, was treated at a hospital before being released into custody of the Meade County Sheriff’s Office. It wasn’t immediately clear if he faced charges. The sheriff’s office was closed Sunday.

 

http://time.com/5430631/police-pursuit-kentucky-teenage-deaths/