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2 people killed in Livingston Co., KY single-car crash

LIVINGSTON COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -

Two people were killed in a single-car crash in Livingston County, Kentucky early Saturday morning, after their car flipped and caught fire.

Kentucky State Police were notified by the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office of a single vehicle collision on January 16 at 12:27 a.m. on KY 453 approximately 3 miles south of Smithland.

An investigation shows Katie B. McFarland, 18, of Ledbetter, Ky., was driving southbound on KY453. 

For an unknown reason, McFarland ran off the right side of the roadway.

The vehicle overturned as it went down an embankment and stuck a tree, catching fire. 

McFarland and an unrelated 16-year-old juvenile passenger were pronounced dead at the scene by the Livingston County Coroner.

KSP is continuing the investigation. 

KSP was assisted on the scene by the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office, Livingston County EMS, Livingston County Coroner’s Office, and the Smithland Fire Department.

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