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Owen County Child Killed in ATV Accident

Date of News Release: 08/15/2016

OWENTON, Ky. (August 15, 2016) - The Kentucky State Police is investigating the death of an Owen County juvenile involved in an ATV accident Sunday evening.

At approximately 7:30 p.m. on August 14th Kentucky State Police received a call of a single vehicle accident at the intersection of Greenup Road and Georgetown Road in Owen County. A side by side off road vehicle operated by Spencer Lawson, 27 of Owenton, overturned in the roadway. Cheyanne Fredrick, 24 of Corinth, was a passenger in the vehicle along with a two year old male child.

Fredrick sustained serious injuries and the juvenile suffered fatal injuries. Fredrick and the juvenile were transported by Owen County EMS to St. Elizabeth of Owenton where the juvenile was pronounced deceased by the Owen County Coroner.

The accident remains under investigation by Kentucky State Police who were assisted by the Owen County Sheriff's Office, Owen County EMS, Owenton Police Department, and the Owen County Coroner. An autopsy has been scheduled for August 15th and toxicology is pending for the driver.