Fatal Crash Shuts Down I-24 In Hopkinsville

Posted at 12:25 PM, Feb 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-05 16:51:16-05

One person has been killed in a crash that shut down Interstate 24 in Hopkinsville, Kentucky.

The crash happened around 9:50 a.m. Monday in the westbound lanes near mile marker 79, not far from Pennyrile Parkway.

Details on the crash had not been released. Reports from the scene stated a large vehicle fire was involved.

One person was killed. The victim’s identity had not yet been released.

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The road was closed in both directions as crews worked at the scene. The investigation into the multi-vehicle crash remained ongoing.