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Large tree causes wreck on Pennyrile

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A large tree caused an accident on the Pennyrile Parkway.

It happened in Hopkins County in the southbound lanes between Morton's Gap and the Western Kentucky Parkway.

Authorities say an SUV hit the tree and ended up in the median.

There were three people in the vehicle.

Officials tell us an adult had chest pain and a child had a busted lip.

At least one person was taken to the hospital.

The area was down to one lane for a few hours while crews worked to get the tree off the road.

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