Semi-truck driver killed in crash on I-71 identified

Semi-truck driver killed in crash on I-71 identified
A semi-truck overturned off of I-71 and landed on Chamberlain Lane on Jan. 22. The driver was killed. (Source: Jeff Overby)
A semi-truck overturned off of I-71 and landed on Chamberlain Lane Jan. 22. The driver was killed.
A semi-truck overturned off of I-71 and landed on Chamberlain Lane Jan. 22. The driver was killed. (Source: WAVE 3 News)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – The truck driver who was killed in a crash on an area interstate last week has been identified.

A semi-truck crashed on Interstate 71 northbound and overturned onto Chamberlain Lane below, killing the driver, 52-year-old Kenneth Odom, From Drummonds, Tenn.

A Metrosafe spokesperson confirmed the crash happened near mile marker 9 of I-71. Odom was traveling to Ohio to drop the vehicle he was carrying. The trailer he was hauling was empty.

It’s not clear what caused Odom to leave the interstate; he died as a result of the crash. No foul play is suspected.

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