WHITE PLAINS, Ky. (WEHT) – An 18-year-old died in a traffic accident on Wednesday.
The accident happened on Red Hill Rd. near Orten Bridge Rd.
The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office said David Horton Jr., of Providence, was traveling east on Red Hill Rd. when he lost control of the vehicle for an unknown reason and struck an embankment.
The collision caused the vehicle to overturn multiple times and Horton appeared to have been ejected from his vehicle, authorities said.
Horton was pronounced dead at the scene by the Hopkins County Coroner.
(This story was originally published on August 1, 2019)