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Lexington teen still in critical condition

The teenage driver in a single-car crash in which a passenger died remained in critical condition Wednesday night at University of Kentucky Hospital.

The condition of Kimberly Jager, 16, hasn't improved since the accident early Tuesday, a hospital spokeswoman said Wednesday.

Passenger William Jacobs, 18, was pronounced dead at 11:42 a.m. Tuesday, according to the Fayette County Coroner's Office.

Another passenger, Zachary Owens, 18, was discharged Tuesday from the hospital, the spokeswoman said.

Jager was driving a silver Kia Rio north on North Cleveland Road just after 2:30 a.m. Tuesday when she lost control and the car hit a tree, Lexington police said.

All three teens were thrown from the car.

Police do not suspect that drugs or alcohol were involved.

Fayette County Public Schools confirmed that Jager is a junior at Henry Clay High School and that all three were students at Eastside Technical Center, which prepares students for an occupation or additional education.

Jacobs and Owens were graduates of Bryan Station High School.

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