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One Dead, One Injured in I-65 Accident

Date of News Release: 01/13/2016

(UPTON, KY.) - Kentucky State Police Post 4 in Elizabethtown worked a fatality accident just North of Upton on I-65 Tuesday afternoon. On January 12, 2016 at approximately 2:36 P.M. EDST, Michael A. Williams (69) of Old Hickory, Tn. was traveling South on I-65 at the 77 mile marker in a 2000 GMC pickup. For unknown reasons he lost control of his vehicle causing it to leave the roadway and strike a rock wall. Deborah L. Williams (59) of Old Hickory, Tn. was a passenger in the vehicle. She was pronounced dead at the scene by the Larue Co. Coroner. Mr. Williams was transported to Hardin Memorial Hospital by Airmethods with non life threatening injuries. KSP was assisted at the scene by the Upton Fire Dept, Hardin Co. EMS, Airmethods, and the Larue Co. Coroner.