Deadly crash in Franklin Co. shuts down interstate


FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ky. (WDKY) – The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office says I-64 eastbound is shut down due to a deadly crash.

Kentucky State Police tell us the crash happened around 2:00 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of I-64 when a vehicle crashed into a guardrail, and the female driver was ejected from the car.

Sgt. Bernie Napier of Frankfort KSP said police had received some reckless driving complaints involving this vehicle before the crash, but the vehicle crashed before police could catch up to it.

They say I-64 eastbound at exit 53B is shut down. According to the sheriff’s office, 127 merging onto I-64 is also closed.

We’ll keep you updated.

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