Semi crash in McCracken Co. closes US 62 | News
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - The McCracken County Sheriff's Department said a semi crash closed US 62 on Thursday, August 8 at 12:53 p.m.
According to deputies, a tractor trailer driven be Eric Glen Sisler, 40, of Fairfield, Iowa was driving east on US 62 when he dropped off the shoulder of the road. They say Sisler was unable to regain control of the semi and left the road, hitting a Jackson Purchase power pole before turning onto its side.
Sisler was not injured in the crash.
They say traffic was diverted to McKendree Church Road while Jackson Purchase repairs the pole. The pole repair was needed before the truck could be taken by a tow truck because of hanging power lines.
McCracken County DES was on the scene directing traffic around the crash site.
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