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(9-28-20) Hardin County Sheriff’s Deputies are credited with potentially saving the life of a passenger (Bobby Hastings Of Kenton) from a burning vehicle following a crash around 1am Saturday (9-26-20) morning.

Frederick Justice of Kenton was driving south on County Route 175 and failed to stop for a stop sign at State Route 309.

The car continued through the intersection onto the Memorial Park Golf Course, became airborne, struck a tree and then caught fire.

Justice was able to exit the car on his own.

A passenger, identified as Bobby Hastings Of Kenton, had to be freed from the vehicle with the help of the deputies..

Justice and Hastings were both taken by Lifeflight Helicopter to a Regional Trauma Center.

The Hardin County Sheriff’s Office was assisted on scene by BKP Ambulance District, Kenton Fire Department, Forest Fire Department and Minnichs Towing.

The crash remains under investigation.