UPDATE: Victim identified in fatal accident on I75
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Fayette County Coroner’s Office has released the name of the person killed in an accident involving two semi trucks and a car Tuesday.
The coroner says the victim was 32-year-old Jonathan Cole.
According to police, a semi truck overturned on I75 near exit 118 just before 3 a.m.
The accident caused traffic to back up. Police say Cole slammed into the back of a different semi truck that was stopped in traffic.
The coroner says Cole died of blunt force trauma.
The southbound lanes were closed for several hours while crews worked to clear the accident scenes.