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3 dead, 3 injured in Grant County crash on Interstate 75

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Posted at 7:50 PM, Apr 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-20 08:37:13-04

GRANT COUNTY, Ky. — Three people are dead, and three more are hospitalized, after a rollover crash on Interstate 75 in Grant County, Kentucky State Police troopers said Monday.

According to Kentucky State Trooper Cory Elliot, troopers responded to the 153-mile marker on I-75 southbound at roughly 6 p.m. for a single-vehicle rollover crash involving an SUV. Six people were in the vehicle at the time of the crash.

The driver of the SUV, 23-year-old Luis Diego Gudino-Rivera, and two passengers, 42-year-old Efrain Rivera-Mancha and 29-year-old Johnathan Contreras-Rivera, were pronounced dead at the scene. Three others were injured as well and transported to nearby hospitals.

Elliot could not elaborate on the condition of the people transported. Investigators remained on the scene of the investigation.

According to the Dry Ridge Police Department, the highway was closed in that direction. It has since reopened.