Laurel teen dies in crash on Hal Rogers Parkway

A Laurel County teen died in a crash on his way to school Tuesday morning.

Jacob Dale Downey, 18, was on his way to North Laurel High School when he died in a crash on Hal Rogers Parkway, according to the Laurel County coroner’s office.

The London Police Department said the crash happened on the parkway near Wildcat Harley-Davidson.

WKYT reported that Downey crossed the center line and collided head-on with a utility truck.