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Emergency Management: Stay Home If Possible

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SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)-- Road conditions in the county continue to cause major problems, even shutting down I-75 because of a semi crash. 

Emergency management is asking everyone who can stay home to do so.

"The entire county length, and it's also starting to freeze on I-64," said Michael Hennigan, deputy director of emergency management. "We have multiple, multiple slide off's and crashes between Grant County and Fayette County."

Officials with emergency management say they have six semi slide-off's on I-75 and another semi jack-knifed on I-64 with diesel leaking. 

Hennigan says accidents are being called in as fast as they can answer the radio. 

"Emergency response with lights and sirens is about 15-20 miles per hour so there's no reason to travel any faster than that. And if you can possibly stay home, please do so."

One man stuck on I-75 warns other drivers about the roads.

"It's been awful, it's like being on a skating rink. And it's horrible. And I would recommend anybody that can stop or get off these roads to do so."

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