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ADVISORY: Tanker truck crash blocking AA Highway (KY 9) in Carter County

Reroute, seek alternate routes until further notice

FLEMINGSBURG, Ky. (11 AM Sept.
26
, 2019) – A
propane tanker truck crash has blocked the AA Highway (KY 9) Grayson spur in Carter County at the KY 2-KY 7 intersection in the Carter City-Kehoe area. Motorists are advised to avoid the area, and seek alternate routes for an estimated eight to 12 hours or
until further notice.

Emergency crews have responded to the crash, which was reported about 7:15 a.m. this morning, and plans are being made to offload
the propane truck so the roadway can be reopened. Officials estimate the AA Highway will remain closed for eight to 12 hours due to the hazardous nature of the incident.

During the closure, local motorists may reroute through Carter City to KY 59, KY 182, or KY 784 or other state routes depending
upon destination. Please be advised that state highways in the area are not suitable for large trucks or those unfamiliar with local routes.

Tractor trailers, commercial vehicles and all thru-traffic to or from Vanceburg, Maysville or Cincinnati should reroute using Interstate
64 or the AA Highway (KY 10) and US 23. A NET alert has been issued to trucking companies.

Visit goky.ky.gov for the latest in traffic and travel information in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Traffic information for Kentucky Department of Highways District 9 counties is also available at
facebook.com/KYTCDistrict9 and twitter.com/KYTCDistrict9.

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