The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is investigating a fatal collision that occurred on Lancaster Road (KY-52W) near Milton Lane in Madison County at approximately 8 a.m Saturday, according to a KSP release.
The initial investigation indicates that Marcus X. Lewis II, 18, of Harrodsburg, was driving a 2006 Hyundai Sonata toward Richmond, when the vehicle drove off the road, and collided with a tree, the release notes. As a result of the collision, Marcus Lewis II sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Madison County Coroner.
The passenger in the vehicle sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to the University of Kentucky Medical Center for treatment, the release adds.
The ongoing investigation is being conducted by Trooper Jeremey Hamilton.