Jessamine County

Nicholasville teen dies in Saturday crash in Jessamine County

A teenager died and three other young people were injured in a crash near Nicholasville Saturday evening, according to the Jessamine County Sheriff’s Office.

Police said that the driver of a Chevrolet Blazer traveling west on Union Mill Road lost control about 4.5 miles east of Nicholasville. It appeared the driver over-corrected in trying to regain control; the SUV left the road on the opposite side and hit a tree, according to the sheriff’s office.

Aubrey Howard, 15, of Nicholasville, was pronounced dead at the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital, police said.

Three other juveniles in the vehicle were taken to the hospital as a result of the crash, which happened about 9 p.m.

Police did not release their names.

It was the second fatal accident worked by the Jessamine County Sheriff’s Office in a week.