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Man killed as wrecker hits rock wall on I-71 south

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By Jacquelyn Stoess Hack

A fatal crash involving a wrecker has southbound lanes of Interstate 71 closed in Oldham County.

According to police, a flatbed wrecker carrying two passenger cars crashed into the rock wall on I-71 at the 12 milemarker about 9:15 a.m. Monday.

The driver of the wrecker, a male, died in the crash, but police have not yet identified him.

Southbound lanes of I-71 are closed at exit 14 in Crestwood. Drivers are forced to exit to Ky. 329 and detour from Ky. 329 to Ky. 22 and to the Gene Snyder Freeway.


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