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Teenager dies in Pike County, Ky. crash

Dakota Compton, 17 of Regina was pronounced dead at the scene of a two-vehicle crash Monday afternoon. (MGN Online)

Kentucky State Police are investigating a fatal crash that killed a 17-year-old Monday in Draffin.

Dakota Compton, 17 of Regina was pronounced dead at the scene by the Pike County Coroner’s Office.

The crash occurred about 1:20 p.m. on U.S. 460, according to a news release. KSP received a call about a two-vehicle crash on the Regina Belcher Highway.

Troopers determined Compton was driving west on U.S. 460 and apparently lost control of his vehicle, the release said. The vehicle crossed the center of the highway and was rear-ended by a commercial vehicle that was traveling east.

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