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1 injured after 2-vehicle crash on I-24 bridge

(Source: McCracken Co. Sheriff's Department) (Source: McCracken Co. Sheriff's Department)

Deputies responded to a crash on the Interstate 24 bridge on Monday evening, Sept. 21.

According to the McCracken County Sheriff's Department, it happened around 4:02 p.m.

They say traffic was already down to one lane due to the construction zone in the area.

When they arrived, deputies say they found 37-year-old Melissa Meredith of Lewisport, Ky., seated in her 2005 Nissan Pathfinder.

They say she was going westbound and stopped or was slowing in traffic due to the construction zone when she was hit in the rear of her vehicle by a 2008 Chevy Malibu.

The investigation showed that 19-year-old Olivia Jones of Metropolis, Ill. was also going westbound when she failed to stop and hit Meredith's vehicle.

A passenger, 19-year-old Kelsey Moore, was taken to a Paducah hospital.

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