Pendleton, KY. (May 24, 2021) – On May 24, 2021 at 09:59 pm Kentucky State Police Post 5 troopers responded to an injury collision on Interstate 71 near the exit 28 ramp. The preliminary investigation indicates that Reva Annis, a 78 year old female from Lagrange, was operating a 2011KIA traveling the wrong direction on the I-71 north exit ramp and entered the northbound lane of I-71 striking a tractor trailer. Reva Annis was transported to the University of Louisville Hospital for treatment of her injuries.
On May 25, 2021 Kentucky State Police Post 5 was contacted by the Jefferson County Coroner office and was advised that Annis had succumbed to her injuries.
The ongoing investigation is being conducted by The Kentucky State Police. At this time drugs or alcohol are not believed to be a contributing factor.
Henry County Sheriffs Office, Campbellsburg Fire Department and the Henry County EMS assisted on scene.
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