Update: One man pronounced dead after crash on I-165 in Bowling Green

Published: Jul. 26, 2021 at 4:25 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 26, 2021 at 4:28 PM CDT
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More details have been released involving a crash on I-65 Monday. Just after 3 p.m. Troopers with Kentucky State Police Post 3, Bowling Green responded to an injury collision at the 9 mile marker of Interstate 165 in Warren County.

Preliminary investigation indicated that 53-year-old Anthony Rutledge of Henderson was driving a 1999 Ford F-350 with a gooseneck trailer northbound on I-165. Officials said the front driver side tire of Rutledge’s vehicle failed, causing it to lose control and cross the median.

The Ford truck entered into the southbound lanes where it struck a 1997 Kenworth commercial vehicle being operated by 52-year-old David A. McClain of Franklin.

David McClain was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Warren County Coroner. Anthony Rutledge was transported to the Medical Center at Bowling Green where he was treated for injuries.

Original Story:

The southbound lanes of Interstate 165 are blocked due to an accident involving a semi-truck.

First responders are working the wreck on I-165 near Morgantown Road in Bowling Green.

A WBKO News crew on the scene says air evac has flown out at least one patient.

Police have blocked off travel southbound on I-165 and northbound traffic is slow.

We’ll bring you more information as we get it.

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