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Deadly Crash Victim Identified

Traffic is back to normal on I-75 after a deadly crash in Rockcastle County Saturday.

It happened in the southbound lanes at the 69 mile marker around 2:30 P.M. Teresa Dewey was killed in the wreck.

Police say the driver was trying to pass a tractor trailer, but lost control of the vehicle, hit a truck, then the guardrail, throwing her passenger, Dewey, from the vehicle.

The car's driver was also injured, but survived and was taken to the Rockcastle County Hospital for treatment.

The southbound lanes were closed for several hours while police conducted their investigation and crews cleaned up.

The traffic jam that resulted from wreck stretched for more than ten miles.


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