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NTSB SENDS TEAM TO INVESTIGATE MULTIPLE FATALITY HIGHWAY ACCIDENT IN KENTUCKY



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                       NTSB ADVISORY

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National Transportation Safety Board

Washington, DC 20594

 

March 26, 2010

 

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NTSB SENDS TEAM TO INVESTIGATE MULTIPLE FATALITY HIGHWAY

ACCIDENT IN KENTUCKY

 

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The National Transportation Safety Board is dispatching a Go

Team to investigate this morning's fatal crash involving a

tractor-trailer and a van in Kentucky.

 

At about 5:15 Central Daylight Time this morning, a tractor-

trailer crossed the median of Interstate 65 near

Munfordville, Kentucky and struck a 15-passenger van head

on.  State Police report multiple fatalities in the crash.

 

Senior highway investigator Peter Kotowski will serve as

Investigator-in-Charge of the 6-person team.  NTSB Vice

Chairman Christopher Hart will accompany the team and serve

as principal spokesman for the on-scene investigation.

 

Peter Knudson is accompanying the team as press officer, and

will be able to be reached on his cell phone (202-557-1350)

when he arrives in Kentucky this afternoon.  He will

announce details on a press briefing when arrangements are

made.

 

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NTSB Media Contacts:    Peter Knudson (in Kentucky)

                        202-557-1350

                        Peter.knudson@xxxxxxxx

 

                        Public Affairs Office in Washington

                        (202) 314-6100

 

 

 

 

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