1 dead, 2 hurt in Owen County crash

NEW LIBERTY, KY (WAVE) – One person was killed and two others seriously injured in a crash in Owen County.

According to Kentucky State Police in Campbellsburg, the single vehicle crash happened on Highway 35 just before 2 a.m. Tuesday.

State police say a preliminary investigation shows a car was heading south on Highway 35 when it left the roadway and overturned several times.

Killed in the crash was a passenger in the car, Justin Renfro, 24, of Owenton, KY. The driver, Michael Grubb, 26 of Georgetown, KY, and a second passenger, Drew Mason, 26, of Sparta, KY, were flown to University of Cincinnati Hospital for treatment.

KSP said alcohol is being looked at as a factor in the crash and that no one in the car was wearing a seatbelt.

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