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2 killed in western KY crash in Christian County, KY

Updated: Jul. 23, 2018 at 1:04 PM CDT
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OAK GROVE, KY (KFVS) - A Clarksville, Tennessee teenager and a Kentucky man have died after a crash in Christian County, Kentucky on Sunday, July 22.

According to Kentucky State Police, a preliminary investigation showed Marque Riley, 26, of Oak Grove, Ky. drove a 2014 Dodge Charger northbound on KY 115 in the city limits of Oak Grove. Asia Banks, 17, of Clarksville, Tenn. was driving a 2010 Chevrolet HHR southbound on KY 115.

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For unknown reasons, Riley's vehicle crossed over into the southbound lane and struck Bank's vehicle head-on.

Riley's vehicle left the northbound shoulder, while Bank's vehicle exited the southbound shoulder and struck an earth embankment.

Riley was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Christian County Coroner Mike Stokes.

Banks was transported to Tennova Hospital in Clarksville where she succumbed to her injuries. The investigation is ongoing.

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