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ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) - A 50-mile stretch of Interstate 65 in
Kentucky has been the scene of several deadly high-profile crashes,
including a recent one that killed 11 people.
Statistically, the section of interstate between Elizabethtown
and the Louie B. Nunn Parkway may be deadly, but it's not the worst
area for crashes.
The Elizabethtown News-Enterprise reports that between 2,300 and
2,700 wrecks have happened on Interstate 75 annually since 2003,
compared to about 2,000 along I-65. Kentucky State Police data
shows more fatal wrecks on I-65 than any other interstate in
Kentucky, with 20 to 25 each year.
State police figures put about half of those wrecks in the
50-mile stretch of two-lane interstate between Cave City and
Information from: The News-Enterprise,
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