KSP investigating deadly crash on I-24 Marshall Co.

Published: Nov. 23, 2021 at 2:12 PM CST|Updated: Nov. 24, 2021 at 11:42 AM CST
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MARSHALL COUNTY, Ky. (KFVS) - A crash involving a SEMI and a passenger vehicle blocked the eastbound lanes of Interstate 24 near the 27 mile marker in Marshall County on Tuesday, November 23.

The crash happened close to 1:30 p.m. on the Tennessee River Bridge, just east of the U.S. 62 Calvert City Exit 27 interchange.

According to the Marshall County Coroner’s Office, 24-year-old Kalyn Nicole Williams, of Hopkinsville, was killed in the crash and died at the scene.

Kentucky State Police said a preliminary investigation shows Williams’ 2016 Nissan Versa rear-ended a 2022 Volvo truck.

It’s not clear if the SEMI driver was injured.

KSP said the investigation into the crash is ongoing.

I-24 was reopened to traffic shortly before 7 p.m.

The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office, the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office, Calvert City Police Department, Marshall County EMS, Calvert City Fire Department, Gilbertsville Fire Department, Possum Trot-Sharpe Fire Department, Palma-Briensburg Fire Department, Grand Lakes Fire Department, the Marshall County Coroner and the Kentucky State Highway Department responded to the crash.

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