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One killed, one hurt in separate crashes in Gallatin County

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GALLATIN COUNTY, KY (FOX19) -

One person was killed and another hurt in separate accidents late Friday night.

Dispatchers said three crashes occurred on I-71 Southbound, near the Gallatin-Boone County line, between 11 p.m. and 11:45 p.m.

The wrecks occurred within about a mile of each other and officials said it was raining at the time.

The first crash, involving a tractor trailer, happened at the 69 mile marker. The driver was killed, according to dispatchers.

Another crash involved a tractor trailer and a vehicle. One person was taken to the hospital.

The third crash involved two vehicles. No injuries were reported.

I-71 southbound was partially blocked for more than 13 hours as crews worked to remove the wreckage.

The interstate fully reopened just before 12:30 p.m. Saturday.

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