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Motorcycle chase from Corbin to Mt. Vernon leads to numerous charges

A high-speed chase involving a motorcycle and a Kentucky State Police trooper that began in Whitley County Sunday has the rider facing multiple charges. Devan Whitfield, 28, was arrested after leading troopers on a 30-mile chase north on Interstate 75 during which he reportedly...

One dies in crash involving motorcycle on I-75 near 20-mile marker

A motorcycle rider from Indiana was killed Monday after rear-ending a tractor-trailer truck on northbound Interstate 75 in Whitley County. The victim was identified as John M. Romine, 66, of Carmel, Indiana Law enforcement and emergency personnel were called to the scene near the...

Alleged car thief tries to swim away from deputies

A high-speed chase involving a stolen SUV that initiated in Tennessee Saturday may have ended in north Corbin after the vehicle became stuck on the railroad tracks, but the driver continued her efforts to elude police by swimming up Lynn Camp Creek. Laurel County Sheriff’s...

Vehicle fire shuts down portion of I-75 in Whitley County Wednesday

South Interstate 75 in Whitley County was shut down for approximately 20 minutes Wednesday afternoon as Oak Grove firefighters worked to extinguish a vehicle fire. Chief Kevin Gibbs said firefighters were called to the scene between the 20 and 21–mile markers at approximately...

Update: I-75 lane closure remains in effect through 10 p.m. Wednesday, May 2

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 11 Office advises motorists that Interstate 75 northbound at milepoints 23.5 – 25.0 in Whitley County will continue to be reduced to one lane until Wednesday, May 2 at 10 p.m. KYTC crews have closed the right (slow) lane of this...
Posted On 02 May 2018
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I-75 near Corbin reduced to one lane Tuesday, May 1

If you have to go north on I-75 in Whitley County today, then you should probably expect a delay or take an alternative route. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet advises motorists that I-75 northbound at mile points 23.5-25.0 in Whitley County will be reduced to one lane....
Posted On 01 May 2018

Police: Georgia man drunk when he blew through road block, nearly hit firefighter

Kentucky State Police say a Georgia man was under the influence of alcohol when he drove his pickup truck through a roadbock closing off Interstate 75 to traffic following a fatal crash Thursday night, narrowly avoiding West Knox Fire Chief Darryl Baker in the process. You need...

One person killed Thursday in wreck involving KSP Commercial Vehicle Enforcement officer

One person was killed Thursday in a two-vehicle wreck involving a Kentucky State Police Division of Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer on northbound Interstate 75 in Laurel County. According to Trooper Lloyd Cochran, public affairs officer at KSP Post 11 in London, the...

Portion of I-75 in Whitley County to be reduced to one lane Tuesday, Wednesday

A portion of Interstate 75 in Whitley County will be reduced to one lane Tuesday and Wednesday. Officials with the Kentucky Transportation cabinet said the area around the bridges over Lynn Camp Creek just south of the 28-mile marker would be reduced to one lane to permit...

Semi wreck on I-75 ties up traffic for over three hours

A single vehicle crash on I-75 Tuesday morning involving a tractor-trailer had northbound traffic reduced to one lane for about three and one-half hours. The crash happened about 6:20 p.m. near the seven-mile marker. The driver of the semi, Ravinder Grewal of Ontario, Canada,...
Posted On 10 Jan 2018