A 16-year-old girl died and a man was seriously injured Saturday in a one-car crash in Johnson County.
Sara Shepherd of Paintsville was pronounced dead at Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, Johnson County Coroner J.R. Frisby said.
The wreck occurred about 3:45 p.m. on Ky. 581 in Thealka, according to Kentucky State Police.
Shepherd was driving south in a 1996 Chevrolet Blazer when the vehicle ran off the road after leaving a curve, struck a culvert and overturned. A passenger, James Jones, 41, of Sitka, received serious injuries and was airlifted to a hospital, according to state police.