TheTimesTribune.com, Corbin, KY

Homepage

December 26, 2012

Two injured in separate I-75 crashes

WHITLEY COUNTY — Two people were injured in two separate crashes Sunday after a rockslide on I-75 blocked the northbound lanes, according to Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell.

Tommy Justin, 47, and Kimberly Justin, 45, both of Barbourville, were traveling on the interstate just before 8 p.m. Sunday when the vehicle they were in collided with rocks and debris in the roadway. Kimberly Justin, the passenger in the vehicle, was taken by Whitley County EMS to Baptist Regional Medical Center with moderate injuries.

Whitley County Chief Deputy K.Y. Fuson continues to investigate this crash.

The second crash involved Alpha R. Arnett, 51, of Charlotte, N.C. Once his vehicle hit the debris, it flipped over, coming to rest on its roof. Arnett suffered minor injuries in that crash. Sgt. Ken Shepherd worked this wreck.

The rockslide closed the northbound lanes of I-75 for nearly two hours.

“They got most of it cleaned up so the roadway is safe,” Harrell said.

Assisting at the scene was Kentucky State Police Trooper Duane Foley and the Oak Grove Volunteer Fire Department. The roadway was reopened at approximately 10 p.m.

1
Text Only
Homepage
0729 John Waite for web.jpg

Grammy nominated singer John Waite has joined the 2014 NIBROC musical lineup. The Lancaster, England born rock star will take the NIBROC stage at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, according to Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Director Bruce Carpenter.

Local News
Local Sports
0729 KNOX FBALL FOR WEB.tif

Corbin, Williamsburg and Knox Central will all try to make a run in the 2014 KHSAA playoffs. The regular season opens August 22.

  • Must-See Football

    It’s never too early to talk about what games will be the big ones for the Tri-County high school football fans to watch this upcoming season. I’ve tried to narrow my list down to 10 games, but honestly, it really wasn’t easy to do — but I did manage to do it.
    Let’s just say things should be very entertaining, and interesting, for you the fan this season.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0729 PHILPOT FOR WEB.jpg Corbin names Philpot head baseball coach

    With just a little over two weeks passed since Rob Ledington announced his resignation as head coach of the Corbin Redhounds’ baseball team, Corbin School officials announced their choice his replacement.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

Editorials
Features
0708 Kelsey White Miss Ky.jpg

Kelsey White

  • Local woman vyes for Miss Kentucky crown

    A Williamsburg woman is among the 32 contestants representing local scholarship pageants from across the state who will vye for the title of Miss Kentucky 2014. 

    July 8, 2014 1 Photo

Letters
Entertainment
  • July’s jumpin’ in Downtown Corbin

    After Thursday’s fun, festivities and fireworks during the Independence Day Block Party, how do you top the month best known as the sizzling center of summer?

    July 7, 2014