I-75 northbound reopens after fatal crash

Published: Feb. 15, 2021 at 3:37 PM EST
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Update 2/15 9 p.m.:

ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - I-75 is back open after a fatal crash Monday afternoon.

The Mount Vernon Fire Department says a commercial vehicle and a passenger car were involved.

The driver of the commercial vehicle was not injured, but the other driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

MVFD personnel have responded to numerous accidents today. One of which was around 3 this afternoon on I-75 northbound...

Posted by Mount Vernon Fire Department on Monday, February 15, 2021

Update 2/15 5:16 p.m.:

We have learned that the crash along I-75 was weather-related.

One person has died, but no other deaths or injures have been reported, as of now.

Original Story 2/15 3:41 p.m.:

The Laurel County Fire Department says part of I-75 is shut down after a fatal car crash.

The fire department posted on Facebook that I-75 northbound at exit 49 is shut down due to a fatal crash on I-75 in Rockcastle County.

Fire officials say you need to take US Highway 25 north to get around the crash.

We will continue to update this story as we learn more information.

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