Teen killed in Shelby County wreck

Posted by Charles Gazaway - email

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - One person was killed and three others were hospitalized following a crash in Shelby County Tuesday night.

The crash was reported near a farm on Fox Run Road at 9:11 p.m. First responders on the scene found a single car with four young women that had crashed through a fence and flipped several times. The injured were taken to University Hospital in Louisville.

Samantha Cooper, 18, was pronounced dead at the scene. She was a senior at Shelby County High School and was set to graduate Friday night.

The names of the other victims have not yet been released. Police were trying to determine if speed or alcohol were factors in the crash.

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