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Single-vehicle crash in Graves Co. under investigation

An investigation is ongoing for a single vehicle crash that happened on KY 97 just south of KY...
An investigation is ongoing for a single vehicle crash that happened on KY 97 just south of KY 80.(RAYCOM MEDIA)
Published: Oct. 13, 2021 at 7:27 PM CDT
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GRAVES COUNTY, Ky. (KFVS) - Emergency crews rushed to the scene of a single-vehicle crash in Graves County on Wednesday, October 13.

The crash happened just before noon on KY 97, just south of KY 80.

According to Kentucky State Police, a SEMI tractor-trailer hit a utility pole.

It’s believed the driver of the rig, Antonio Leach, 31 of Greenwood, Mississippi, lost control of the SEMI after a tire failure.

Leach was not hurt in the crash.

KY 97 was blocked for several hours to allow crews to remove the SEMI and to repair the utility pole.

KSP said the crash remains under investigation.

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