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Truck trailer detaches, crashes into 2 Lexington cars, killing both drivers, police say

Georgetown Road crash claims two lives

Two people died after a crash Monday involving a tractor-trailer and two passenger vehicles on Georgetown Road, police said. The road was shut down between Kearney Road and Iron Works Pike. The crash occurred around 12 p.m. Monday.
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Two people died after a crash Monday involving a tractor-trailer and two passenger vehicles on Georgetown Road, police said. The road was shut down between Kearney Road and Iron Works Pike. The crash occurred around 12 p.m. Monday.

Two people died after a crash Monday involving a tractor-trailer and two passenger vehicles on Georgetown Road, police said.

The road was shut down between Kearney Road and Iron Works Pike, according to the Lexington Traffic Management Center. The crash occurred around 12 p.m. Monday.

One person died in each passenger vehicle, according to police.

A flat-bed trailer of the commercial vehicle detached and crashed into two cars traveling inbound on Georgetown Road, police said. Police were not sure if the trailer detached before or as a result of the collision.

The driver of the tractor-trailer was uninjured, according to police. He was talking to police and relaying to officers what he knew about the crash.

The road was expected to remain closed several hours for the investigation, police said.

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