One teen killed, two injured in Trimble County crash

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Oldham teen escapes with minor injuries

A Trimble County teenager was killed and two others injured in a crash on Hwy. 421 South in Trimble County Monday night. 

Kentucky State Police dispatchers received a call of a single vehicle crash at 11:22 p.m.

Upon arrival, troopers located the vehicle off the roadway against a tree.

According to KSP spokesman Brad Arterburn, a preliminary investigation shows the car, driven by 16-year-old Mark Bastin, of New Castle, was traveling north on Hwy. 421 when the vehicle left the roadway for unknown reasons and struck a tree.  

Bastin was flown by Air Methods to the University of Louisville Hospital where he is in critical condition.

A passenger in the vehicle, 15-year-old Darian Davidson, of Bedford, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Another passenger, 17-year-old Justin Russell, of Smithfield, was treated at the scene for minor injuries.  

Everyone in the vehicle was wearing a seat belt.

 Trooper Dusty Corbin, an accident reconstructionist, is leading the ongoing investigation. Corbin was assisted at the scene by the Trimble County Sheriff’s Department, Trimble County EMS, Bedford Fire and Rescue, Milton Fire and Rescue and the Trimble County Coroner.