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2 KSP troopers fired following investigation involving teenage girl

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Jerry Clanton (Source: KSP) Jerry Clanton (Source: KSP)
Stratford Young (Source: WVIH.com) Stratford Young (Source: WVIH.com)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Two Kentucky State Police troopers have been fired following an investigation involving a teenage girl.

Sgt. Rick St. Blanchard, a spokesperson for KSP headquarters, confirmed troopers Jerry Clanton and Stratford Young were terminated September 13.

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St. Blanchard said the investigation was launched following accusations of inappropriate behavior involving a 15-year-old girl.

Both Clanton and Young were assigned to the Elizabethtown post. Clanton was named Trooper of the Year for the post in a ceremony held on May 23, 2013.

St. Blanchard said the investigation is ongoing.

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