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West Virginia Teen Killed on the Mountain Parkway

Date of News Release: 08/21/2010

(Morehead, Ky.) -- KSP Morehead received a call for service in reference to an injury accident on the Mountain Parkway at the 35 mile marker in Powell County. Jemison Jacobie, 18, of Charleston WV was traveling westbound when she was unable to negotiate a curve. The roadway was wet at the time of the accident. The vehicle began to spin in the roadway, and then overturned. Ms. Jacobie was ejected from the vehicle and was transported to Clark Regional Medical Center in Winchester KY. Ms. Jacobie succumbed to her injuries at the hospital. The accident remains under investigation by CVE Officer Daniel Abner.

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