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CALDWELL COUNTY, Ky. (1/15/18) — Kentucky State Police responded to a single vehicle injury collision at 3:40 p.m. today along Interstate 69 at the 83-mile marker. 

Preliminary investigation revealed Heidi Wilson, 40 of Benton was driving a GMC box truck with a trailer-in-tow, KSP reported. Wilson stated that she lost control of the vehicle, exiting the left southbound lane of travel, and crossing into the median.

The vehicle then crossed into the northbound lanes of travel, where the box truck overturned onto its right side, according to the report. The vehicle came to rest on its right side facing south in the north lanes.

Caldwell County EMS took Wilson to Caldwell County Medical Center for treatment of possible injuries sustained as a result of the collision.

Wilson was wearing a seatbelt. The investigation is ongoing by Trooper First Class Ben Sawyer, who was assisted on scene by Caldwell County Fire Department, Caldwell County EMS, and Caldwell County Emergency Management.

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UPDATE: (1/15/18) — At 5:36 p.m., state highway officials reported the crash site along Interstate 69 northbound near the Dawson Springs Exit is clear.

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (1/15/18) — Kentucky Transportation Cabinet reports a crash is blocking Interstate 69 northbound lanes near the 89-mile marker/Dawson Springs Exit.

KYTC Spokesman Keith Todd indicated at 4:16 p.m. today the incident occurred between Princeton and Dawson Springs at the Hopkins/Caldwell County line.

It is unknown whether the collision involves injuries.

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