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Posted: Tuesday, 15 October 2013 6:55AM

Overturned truck causes road closure on KY 54



This morning at approximately 0404 a.m. the Leitchfield Police Department responded to an overturned tractor-trailer on West Main St.

A 2003 Mack registered to Tom Ottery Transit Inc. of Fond Du Lac, WI which was being operated by James Wathan Sr. of Fond Du Lac, WI was traveling west on West Main St.  The operator of the vehicle attempted to make a right turn into an entrance of Bel Cheese.  The right rear corner of the trailer dropped off the pavement causing the trailer of the vehicle to overturn.

The Leitchfield Fire Department along with Grayson County Emergency Management responded to the scene due to possible leaks from the vehicle which was fully loaded with milk.

The roadway was shut down at approximately 0502 a.m. in order for crews to conduct clean-up operations and remove the vehicle.

As of the time of this release (6:55am) , all crews are currently on scene and the roadway, (KY 54) (West Main St) is closed from Fraim Street to Quarry Road.


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Locations : Fond Du Lac
People : Bel CheeseJames Wathan Sr.
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