2 teens killed, 2 hurt after crash in Lyon Co., KY

LYON COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - Three of the four teenagers involved in a deadly crash in Lyon County, Kentucky are students at Murray State University.

According to Trooper Jody Cash with Kentucky State Police, the crash happened around 10 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 25.

A car driven by Kaitlyn Bowers, 18, of Owensboro, Ky., was going south on Highway 453. As Bowers entered a curve, the car went off the road and hit a tree.

Two passengers in the car, Aaron Adams, 19, of Cadiz, Ky., and Robert Clayton Jr., 18, of Murray, Ky. both died at the scene.

Bowers and a third passenger, Joseph Phillips, 18, of Lewisburg, Ky., were both taken to an area hospital for treatment.

Adams was a freshman at MSU studying animal sciences. Clayton recently graduated from a local high school.

Bowers and Phillips are both students at MSU as well.

MSU President Bob Davies sent this letter to the university community.

Dear Colleague and Friends,

The crash is being investigated by a collision reconstructionist. Anyone with information about the crash or the events leading up to it are asked to call Kentucky State Police Post 1 at 270-856-3721.

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