Teen killed, another charged with murder after deadly car crash
MARSHALL COUNTY, KY —
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.