Traffic diverted on KY 1377 in Carlisle Co. for crash involving semi-truck hauling hogs

Traffic diverted on KY 1377 in Carlisle Co. for crash involving semi-truck hauling hogs
A total of 37 hogs died as a result of the crash. 123 hogs survived. (Source: WAVE 3 News)

CARLISLE COUNTY, Ky. (KFVS) - Traffic was being diverted on KY 1377 after a semi truck hauling hogs crashed.

According to Keith Todd, spokesman with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, the Carlisle County Emergency Management Agency reported an overturned truck blocking a section of KY 1377 near Comet Road.

The crash was along KY 1377, just over 4 miles east of U.S. 51.

They said the truck was hauling a load of hogs. A total of 37 hogs died as a result of the crash. 123 hogs survived.

All lanes were back open as of 6:50 p.m.

Schools in the area were letting out at 3 p.m.

According to the Carlisle County School Board Office, traffic to the school was being diverted. Drivers on 1377 could not turn to go to Bardwell, and many had to turn around and take alternate routes.

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