MOUNT VERNON, Ky. (AP) - Interstate 75 has been reopened northbound in Rockcastle County after a multiple-vehicle fatal crash during heavy rain.
A statement from Kentucky State Police said three tractor-trailer trucks and four passenger cars were involved in the crash, which occurred near 4 p.m. Sunday at mile marker 61.
The KSP said an Ohio man was killed and three people were airlifted to University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington.
Police identified the man killed as 55-year-old Keith E. Holbrook of Beavercreek, Ohio.
Heavy rain and the wet highway were listed as contributing factors in the collision.
I-75 northbound was closed for several hours during the investigation and removal of damaged vehicles.
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