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Illinois State Police say a woman is dead after striking a tree with her vehicle in southern Illinois. 

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The Kentucky State Police released on Tuesday details of the deadly multi-vehicle crash that shutdown a portion of I-24 on Monday

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A woman and two children are dead following a three-vehicle collision in Southern Illinois Thursday morning. 

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A 20-year-old woman is dead and three others are hospitalized after a fatal collision on Interstate 24 Wednesday night.

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Two Paducah men died in a crash early Wednesday morning. Kentucky State Police say the wreck happened on Kentucky 453, also known as The Trace Road, near the Lyon-Trigg county line, around 1 a.m. But because the vehicle's lights were disabled in the crash, the wreck wasn't discovered until daylight. 

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A long-sought initiative to widen highway 641 south of Murray may have the state’s support next fiscal year. 


Three people died in two separate car accidents on US 641 south of Murray this morning.

The Kentucky State Police say a 6 a.m. accident first claimed the life of 38-year-old Bobby Alexander of Camden, Tennessee. Police say Alexander crossed over the center lane hitting another vehicle driving southbound about a mile south of Murray. Alexander was pronounced dead on the scene.

I-24 Lane Remains Restricted Following Fatal Crash

Sep 24, 2012
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, transportation.ky.gov

Cleanup workers will likely be on site at a fatal crash site on Interstate 24 until around 5:30 today. Westbound traffic on I-24 in Trigg County near the 62 mile marker is down to one lane. Transportation cabinet spokesman Keith Todd says personnel continue to clean up and repair the site of a late night semi trailer crash.

Afternoon Update 5-7

May 7, 2012
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From NPR: Scientists say dinosaurs passed so much gas, they affected climate enough to cause their demise.

From the Four Rivers Region:

The case against a man charged with the fatal 1998 Murray State University dormitory fire, will move from Calloway to Marshall County.