Semi overturns Thursday morning

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A portion of US 62 was closed briefly Thursday morning after a semi overturned in the roadway.

According to a press release from the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office, Forrest Hudson, 56, of Cincinnati, was transported by Nelson County EMS to Flaget Memorial Hospital after his semi left the roadway and overturned.The extent of his injuries has not been released.Hudson was driving toward Bloomfield when the accident occurred around 9 a.m., about two miles north of Bloomfield.

Nelson County Sheriff’s deputies, Nelson County EMS and the Northeast Nelson firefighters responded to the scene. The road was closed for a short time while the semi was removed. Deputy Brian Voils is investigating.