UPDATE: Deadly Crash Closes Southbound Lanes of I-75 In Whitley County

Reported by: Tom Kenny

Reported by: Paris Lewbel
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Updated: 11/27/2013 10:51 am
One person was killed and four others were injured in a two vehicle collision that shutdown the southbound lanes of Interstate 75 in Whitley County, Kentucky State Police say.

State Police investigators tell ABC 36 a wrong-way driver, 51-year-old Ginny West from Breaux Bridge, LA, was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes, causing the fatal head-on crash.

West was pronounced dead at the scene according to Kentucky State Police.

The driver of the other car, 45-year-old Chien Nguyen of Morehead and his three passengers were taking to Baptist Regional Medical Center for treatment of their injuries. Their current conditions are unknown.

Interstate 75 was shut down for about three hours while police conducted an investigation. It re-opened shortly after midnight.
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