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UPDATE: I-64 Back Open Following Fatal Crash in Carter County, Ky

By: Josh McComas Email
By: Josh McComas Email

UPDATE 9/29/12 @ 3:20 a.m.
Dispatchers say all lanes of I-64 are back open following a fatal crash near Olive Hill.

The road reopened early Saturday morning.



UPDATE 9/28/12 @ 11 p.m.
CARTER COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) -- The name of a woman killed Friday in a crash with a tractor-trailer in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 64 has been released.

Mary R. Logan, 53, of Vanceburg, Ky., was pronounced dead at the scene by the Carter County coroner, according to a Kentucky State Police news release.

Logan was driving a 2001 Pontiac Grand Am when it appear she lost control on wet roads, struck a guardrail and then veered back into the path of a tractor-trailer. She was not wearing a seat belt.

The accident happened about 2:30 p.m. Friday near mile-marker 159. The tractor-trailer driver was not hurt.

As of 11 p.m. Friday, the eastbound lanes remained closed.



ORIGINAL STORY
CARTER COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) -- Both eastbound lanes of I-64 in Carter County are closed due to a fatal accident.

Kentucky State Police tells WSAZ.com that one person has died in the accident.

A tractor-trailer and a car collided at mile marker 159, according to KSP. The crash was reported about 2:30 p.m. Friday.

As of 11 p.m. Friday, the eastbound lanes remained closed in that area as investigators assessed the scene and worked to clear the accident.

The tractor-trailer is actually off of the interstate as a result of the crash.

Traffic is being diverted off of the interstate at mile marker 156, onto Route 60 and back onto I-64 at mile marker 161.

We have a crew headed to the scene.

Keep clicking on WSAZ.com for the latest information.


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