Fatal accident shuts down I-71 North and South in Henry County

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By Taylor Riley

A multi-vehicle accident has shut down both the northbound and southbound lanes of I-71 at the 31 1/2 mile marker in Henry County.

The accident was reported at 4:27 p.m. and there is one fatality and one serious injury reported at this time, according to Shelly Job, Communications Shift Supervisor at Kentucky State Police Post 5 in Cambellsburg.

Detours have been set up at northbound exit 28 and southbound exit 34.

We will share more details as they become available.

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