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Three Dead in Paducah After Police Chase
By West Kentucky Star Staff
PADUCAH - A western Kentucky man and two teens have died after a crash.

According to the Paducah Police Department, they received a call early Tuesday morning in regards to a vehicle stolen on Clarks River Road.

Officers spotted a vehicle matching the description near Lone Oak Road. Officers began following the vehicle and confirmed the license plate matched that of the stolen vehicle.

Officers say the vehicle began to speed up, in an attempt to avoid officers. While following the vehicle, officers say they noticed several items being thrown from the car.

The vehicle traveled on Schneidman Road, then went airborne after going over a railroad crossing.  According to officers, the vehicle went off the road and struck a tree and the front porch of a home, causing significant damage to the home.

The driver of the car, 20-year-old Caleb Puckett of Paducah, and two passengers, 15-year-old Andrew Morgan of Hopkinsville, and 15-year-old Kain Clarkson of Paducah, were all pronounced dead at the scene.

Published 04:00 PM, Tuesday Sep. 10, 2019
Updated 04:27 PM, Wednesday Sep. 11, 2019

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