Person dies on I-65 South after 2 separate crashes in Bullitt County

Person dies on I-65 South after 2 separate crashes in Bullitt County
Police closed two lanes of the interstate to investigate what happened.

SHEPHERDSVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A person was killed after two separate crashes on Interstate 65 in Bullitt County on Friday night.

Emergency crews were called around 5:45 p.m. to I-65 South, near the exit for Clermont and Bardstown between Shepherdsville and Lebanon Junction.

The first crash happened near mile marker 113. Shepherdsville Police said two cars collided, but while one driver stopped, the other kept going.

About a half a mile down the road, that same driver hit another car before leaving the roadway.

The driver involved in both crashes was pronounced dead, police said. He or she has not been identified.

No one else was injured.

All lanes of the interstate have reopened as of 10 p.m.

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