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Owensboro teen killed in motorcycle accident

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OWENSBORO, KY (WFIE) -

Police say an Owensboro teen was killed Friday night in a motorcycle accident in Owensboro. 

Officers say 18-year-old Jake L. Yewell was travelling northbound on Frederica Street near the intersection with the Wendell Ford Expressway around 9:30 p.m. when the motorcycle crashed.

We're told Yewell was the only on involved and was ejected from the motorcycle during the accident. 

Owensboro officers tell 14 News that Yewell was transported to Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, where he later died of his injuries.

Police say the cause of the accident is still under investigation.

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