• January 05, 2017

One Killed in Truck Accident on Interstate 75 in Whitley Co., KY

Whitley County, KY -- A collision between a passenger vehicle and a Volvo semi-truck left an unidentified victim dead on Interstate 75 in the area of Whitley Co., KY.

Officials say a 2015 Volkswagen car was northbound o I-75 when it encountered the Volvo truck. The two vehicles collided, leaving the female passenger of the Volkswagen mortally wounded. She was transported to Baptist Health Hospital, and was pronounced dead. The unidentified driver of the truck was reportedly uninjured in the incident.

The incident left a large portion of the highway closed for several hours.

Due to the immediacy of the incident, the report provided no further information at the time of its release.

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