One killed in Lyon Co. accident involving 12 cars

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LYON COUNTY, Ky (WEHT) — In Kentucky where one person was killed in a crash that involved 12 cars in Lyon County.
It happened yesterday afternoon just before 5:00 p.m. on I-24.
Kentucky State Police say the driver of a semi ran into some stopped traffic near a construction zone.
That caused a chain reaction resulting in multiple injuries.
A 19-year-old from Kansas was killed in that crash.
At least two others are in critical condition tonight.
One person was air-lifted to Deaconess mid-town hospital in Evansville.
Witnesses say the semi-driver may not have been paying attention causing the crash.
The investigation continues.

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