KSP troopers hurt working at interstate crash scene

Published: Feb. 16, 2021 at 1:24 PM EST
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE/WBKO) - Two Kentucky State Police troopers investigating an accident on Interstate 65 have been injured while they worked to clear the scene.

Dispatchers at KSP Post 3 in Bowling Green say they were hit on I-65 near exit 58 north of Horse Cave in Hart County around 8 a.m. (Central time) Tuesday. At last report, all lanes were blocked in both directions.

Multiple accidents have been reported between the 58 and 71 mile markers in Hart County.

A news release sent by Governor Andy Beshear’s office stated the driver of a semi-truck lost control of the vehicle.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene, and the troopers received minor injuries.

KSP’s Commercial Vehicle Enforcement is investigating the crash.

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