Regional
3:43 pm
Tue October 21, 2003

One Westbound Lane Still Closed on Interstate 24

Kuttawa, KY – One westbound lane of Interstate 24 in Western Kentucky
remains closed as a precaution, after Sunday's chemical
fire in a truck. The fire occurred on Sunday afternoon
near Kuttawa.

A Kentucky State Trooper and four Kuttawa firefighters
were treated for exposure to the chemical dibutyl-amino-
ethanol, which is used in the manufacture of pesticides.
Two other people near the accident site were sent to
local hospitals for treatment.