A Russell County teenager died Monday after a crash on Ky. 76.
State police said the accident happened when Brently R. Frost, 17, lost control of his 2003 Ford Focus in a curve, ran off the road and hit a tree. A passenger, Travis R. Popplewell, 17, was pronounced dead at the scene of the wreck on Ky.76 in the Eli community. Frost was flown to University of Kentucky Hospital.
Neither of the teens was wearing a seat belt, state police said.
The wreck happened at 10:45 a.m. CDT.