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2 Teens Seriously Hurt In Kentucky Crash

2 Teens Seriously Hurt In Kentucky Crash

CREATED Jun 24, 2014

CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Tenn. – Two teenagers were seriously hurt in a Tuesday morning crash in southern Kentucky.

The Christian County Sheriff’s Office said 19-year-old Dean Adornato, of Nebo, Kentucky, ran his car off the roadway on Little River Church Road in Hopkinsville. The vehicle struck a rock ditch and flipped twice before coming to a rest near the ditch.

A 15-year-old passenger was ejected when the vehicle flipped. Both Adornato and the 15-year-old were taken by LifeFlight to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville.

Deputies said they had internal, life-threatening injuries. They added that neither teen was wearing a seatbelt.

Drugs and/or alcohol were suspected as a contributing factor to the crash, according to deputies.