Fatal accident on I-275 in NKY

Courtesy ARTIMIS
Courtesy ARTIMIS

By Trina Kinstler - email


UPDATE: The victim has been identified as Joseph M. Wolfe, of Falmouth.

Police say Wolfe was driving the pick up truck when he rear-ended the tractor trailer.

The semi driver was not injured.

Police are continuing their investigation.


A fatal accident in northern Kentucky snarled traffic on Interstate 275 on Tuesday morning.

Just after 5:30 a.m., a pick up truck and a semi truck collided on westbound I-275 near the Turkeyfoot Road exit.

At least one person in the pick up truck has died. Police continue to investigate the accident.

The right two lanes were shut down for most of the morning, but have been reopened.