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One dead in crash near Kentucky Speedway

(FOX19 NOW File) (FOX19 NOW File)

One person died in a crash on Southbound Interstate 71 near the Kentucky Speedway Thursday morning. 

The crash happened off the side of the road near the 57-mile marker around 10:30 a.m., according to Gallatin County dispatchers.

The crashes cleared around 12:45 p.m., dispatchers said, but traffic remains backed up to I-71/75 in Boone County.

It's unclear how many people or cars were involved in the collision. 

FOX19 NOW will update this story as more information is available. 

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