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Deadly crash investigation ongoing, Benton Rd. in McCracken Co., KY open

Deadly crash investigation ongoing, Benton Rd. in McCracken Co., KY open (Source - Gray News).jpg
Deadly crash investigation ongoing, Benton Rd. in McCracken Co., KY open (Source - Gray News)

February 11, 2019 at 8:13 AM CST

Updated February 11 at 10:52 AM

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY (Heartland News at 9) - McCracken County Sheriff’s Department deputies reported that Benton Rd is back open.

Deputies said it was closed due to a deadly crash investigation.

The roadway is between Pugh Rd and Beckham Ave. at the Clarks River Bridge.

According to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet this is a multi-vehicle crash.

Police will be conducting a crash reconstruction investigation.

The road was estimated to be closed for about three hours.

Motorists were asked to avoid the area according to KYTC officials. A detour is available via US 60 and US 62.