1 killed in crash on I-71 near Buckner

Deadly crash on I-71 near Buckner exit

OLDHAM COUNTY, Ky. (WHAS11) – The semi driver who died in a crash on I-71 on Oct. 25 has been identified.

Marcus Sawyers, 26, of Antioch, Tennessee died at the scene after veering into the emergency lane and hitting an empty, parked car. The accident happened in the southbound lanes near the Buckner exit.

It is not clear what caused Sawyers to veer into the emergency lane. Oldham County Police are asking for any witnesses to call them with information.


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