Teen killed, another charged with murder after deadly car crash

One person is dead and another is charged with murder after a car crash in Marshall County.

Just after midnight on May 20th, deputies were called out to Griggstown Road at Salyer Creek Road about a single vehicle crash.

After investigation, deputies say Kori E. Lane, 18 of Paducah was driving recklessly at a high speed, and found that Lane had been drinking.

The passenger, Sierra N. Jones, 16 was pronounced dead at the scene.

Lane was originally charged with murder and operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs/alcohol, first offense.

That murder charge has now been amended to second-degree manslaughter.

The investigation is ongoing.

Funeral arrangements have been made for Sierra Jones. 

A visitation will be held on Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Collier Funeral Home in Benton, Kentucky. A funeral will be held Thursday at 3:00 p.m. also at  Collier Funeral Home.

For more on the funeral arrangements, click here.

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