Kentucky construction zones can be dangerous places for road workers, often requiring various precautions such as signs and enforced speed limits. While construction areas are usually marked, it is possible for drivers to miss warnings and enter an area too fast. This can make the construction hazardous for both workers and other vehicles.
A volunteer firefighter and nephew to the chief of the Glendale volunteer fire department died on Aug. 6 after responding to an accident on Interstate 65. The 25-year-old man and his mother were reportedly getting equipment from a fire truck when a tractor-trailer struck the firefighters and the emergency vehicle.