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Section of Western KY Pkwy in Muhlenberg Co. back open after semi wreck

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MUHLENBERG CO., KY (WFIE) -

A section of the Western Kentucky Parkway is back open after a semi driver flips his vehicle spilling tons of lumber all over the road.

It happened on the Western Kentucky Parwkway at mile marker 55, that's near Central City.

Officials say they aren't sure what caused the 68-year-old driver to crash.

They say he was taken to St. Mary's by helicopter for his injuries.

No word on his condition Tuesday morning.

Both lanes of the highway were shut down while crews worked to clear the scene. 

Officials also say a woman stuck in traffic went into labor.

They were able to get her out and safely to a local hospital.

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