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Fatal Accident in Grant County

Posted by Amber Jenkins - email

DRY RIDGE, KY (FOX19) - The Kentucky State Police is investigating a deadly accident that happened Friday morning.

At 8:40 a.m., officials responded to a single vehicle accident on southbound Interstate-75 at the 165 mile marker.

59-year-old Don Lee Shipe from Tennessee was driving a tractor trailer when his vehicle ran off the right shoulder of the roadway. The tractor trailer came to a stop 70 feet from the guardrail in an embankment.

Shipe was pronounced dead on the scene.

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