US 23 shut down due to wreck involving logging truck

FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) - An accident involving a logging truck has shut down all four lanes of US 23 north.

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This is at the intersection with KY 114, which is also known as the Archer Park Exit. It happened around 7:30 Thursday morning near Tiger Mart in Prestonsburg. According to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 12, a logging truck lost its load.

There are logs and debris across all four lanes. Officials say they must be removed, then Kentucky State Police will do a reconstruction before the road reopens. Crews say traffic should avoid this area for the next several hours.

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