Auburn man killed in Logan County car crash; passenger critically injured

AUBURN, Ky.- A man is dead and another was critically injured after a Sunday crash in Logan County.

According to the Logan County Sheriff’s Department, the crash happened before 2:30 p.m. in the 4200 block of Cave Springs Road in Auburn.

According to deputies, Mark McLean, 53, of Auburn, lost control of his car and struck a large tree.

McLean was pronounced dead at the scene.

His passenger, Ethan Hunter, 19, of Adairville, was severely injured and had to be extracted from the vehicle.

He was airlifted to TriStar Skyline Medical Center in Nashville, where he’s currently listed in critical condition.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.