SIMPSON COUNTY, KY – Authorities said five vehicles were involved in a fatal crash in Simpson County, Kentucky on Thursday morning.
According to WREG, the incident took place on Interstate 65 near the state border with Tennessee at about 4 a.m. Investigators with the Kentucky State Police said 28-year-old Christopher Steger was driving south in a Ford Ecosport when he entered the right emergency lane of the interstate and slammed into a semi-truck and trailer.
Steger’s vehicle re-entered the southbound lanes and was hit by two other semi-truck and trailers. Another semi-truck was involved in the wreck as well.
Steger, an Ohio resident, was thrown from the Ford and died at the scene.
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