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Mercer County Student Dies In Crash

Posted at 8:41 AM, May 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-05 08:41:31-04

MERCER COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Mercer County High School senior was killed and another student was injured Saturday morning in a crash in Madison County.

Coroner’s officials say 18-year-old Marcus Lewis II died in the wreck.

A news release from Mercer County Schools said Lewis was driving with a another student to Richmond to a National Guard drill when the vehicle left the roadway and slammed into a tree.

The other student was taken to an area hospital. That student’s condition was not disclosed.

School officials said counselors will be available for grieving students.