LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT: Strong to severe storms are possible this afternoon with gusty winds near 40 mph and 1" hail. Localized flooding is also a concern as over an inch of rain is possible in places today.
I-75 South is now back open in Whitley County, Kentucky after a series of traffic crashes.
I-75 North is expected to open around 7 pm Friday night.
If you are headed North into Kentucky get off at the Jellico exit and take 25W into Kentucky.
The first crash happened about 3 pm in the Northbound lane at mile marker 18.
Our sister station WKYT in Lexington is reporting four tractor-trailers and three cars were involved and that two people died.
Shortly after a series of accidents occurred in the Southbound lane because of people watching the original accident.
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