Trooper Brad Arterburn
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 5, Campbellsburg
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Fatal Crash in Gallatin County Closes I-71
Date of News Release: 05/30/2006
Campbellsburg, Kentucky - On May 30, 2006 at 9:12am Troopers from the Campbellsburg Post responded to a crash at the 59 mile marker northbound on I-71. According to information from Trooper Dales (KSP Accident Reconstructionist) a car was attempting to pass a tractor-trailer in a construction zone and the car clipped the bumper of the tractor-trailer causing the operator of the car to lose control. 2 people have been flown to area hospitals by air ambulances. 1 person did receive fatal injuries. The next of kin has not been notified at this time. Names of those involved will be released after notification has been made. This investigation is on going and more information will be released as it becomes available.