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Teen killed in Adair wreck

A teenager died Thursday following a single-vehicle wreck in Adair County that may have occurred because of wet roads, Kentucky State Police said.

Tasha Pelston, 16, of Columbia, died while en route to University of Louisville Hospital after a wreck about 3 p.m. on State Park Road, about 2 miles south of Columbia.

Linda Pelston, 47, was driving north on State Park Road when she braked to avoid hitting another vehicle. She lost control of her vehicle , which overturned on the wet road.

Linda Pelston and another passenger, Ronnie Pelston, 42, were taken to Westlake Regional Hospital in Columbia with injuries.

No one in the vehicle was wearing a seat belt, state police said.