Fatal Collision

May 16, 2012 4:30 PM

One Killed In I-75 Wrecks Near Kentucky-Tennessee Line

At least one person was killed in two accidents near the Kentucky-Tennessee border Wednesday afternoon.

The accidents happened in Whitley County on southbound I-75 Wednesday afternoon. The accidents happened about three miles apart at about 3 p.m.

Police say a total of five vehicles involved, including two semis and an RV that was pulling a trailer that had race cars on it with race car fuel.

One victim was flown to a hospital in Tennessee, and two others were taken by ambulance to local hospitals. Five people involved in the accidents were not hurt.

Officials say they expect all lanes of I-75 south in the area to remain closed for several hours.

To watch video of the aftermath of the wrecks courtesy of Dan Brown, click here.

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