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Cardinal Gibbons alum killed in I-540 crash

Posted July 20

— Interstate 540 reopened after two serious wrecks closed multiple lanes during the Thursday morning commute.

A fatal wreck closed two eastbound lanes near Lumley Road for several hours. The single-vehicle wreck was reported around 4 a.m.

The driver has been identified as Jack Hastings Adams. According to the accident report, drugs and alcohol are suspected in the wreck.

Adams attended Cardinal Gibbons High School, where he played football. He also attended the University of Kentucky.

Later in the morning, a second wreck closed two westbound lanes of I-540 near Six Forks Road around 9 a.m.

The westbound lanes reopened around 10 a.m.

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