One dead from crash on I-71

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By Kenny Colston

A two-vehicle accident on Interstate 71 has left one dead and several others injured, according to Oldham County Police.

Around 9 p.m. Thursday night, OCPD officers responded to an accident between a semi-truck and another vehicle on I-71 Southbound, near the 14 mile marker. According to OCPD, the preliminary investigation shows the vehicle rear-ended the semi-truck.

One person in the vehicle was killed and several others injured, but OCPD said they will not release the names of those killed or injured pending further investigation.

Interstate 71 was shut down between mile markers 11 and 28 for five hours for investigation and cleanup of the accident.

This story will be updated.