Update: Police identify Madison County deadly crash victim

Courtesy: WKYT
Courtesy: WKYT(WYMT)
Published: Nov. 22, 2019 at 4:54 AM EST
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The northbound lanes of Interstate 75 were shut down in Madison County for several hours Friday morning.

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reports the crash happened near the 86-mile marker.

Two vehicles are involved and one person died.

Police said the victim got out of his car when a third vehicle hit and killed him. The third driver did not stop and has not been found yet.

KSP later identified the victim as Robert Hepler, 58, of Johnson City, Tennessee.

Anyone with information about the crash or the investigation is asked to contact police at 859-623-2404.