Western Kentucky Parkway reopened near Central City after crash

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UPDATE: The road reopened just before 9:30 p.m. Friday.

MUHLENBERG CO, Ky (WEHT) According to KYTC, a tanker truck carrying crude oil overturned about a 1.5 miles from the Ohio County line.

Both east bound lanes have been closed for several hours and the parkway is expected to remain closed for a few more hours.

A detour has been established using Exit 58. Turn right onto US 431 north, take US 62 east to Ohio County/Beaver Dam, and US 231 to get back on the Western Kentucky Parkway.

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(This story was originally published on September 25, 2020)

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