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SB I-75 Near Tenn. Border Closed Due To Semi Fire

Posted at 6:00 AM, Sep 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-20 09:35:05-04

WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Interstate 75 was shutdown in both directions following a semi fire Thursday morning.

It happened around 5 a.m. near the Tennessee border.

Officials say construction was going on, causing the road to be narrow, when a semi hit the site, toppled over, and caused a fuel spill.

The truck driver is okay, and no one else is hurt.