Update:Pedestrian Struck By Semi On Interstate 65, Expect Traffic Delays

(JACKSON CO.) -Update: An accident resulting in a fatality at the 53 Mile Marker on Interstate 65 in Jackson County. Southbound traffic is being diverted at exit 55 to southbound State Road 11.

This is causing major congestion on State Road 11 southbound and Burkhart Bypass and Tipton Streets in Seymour. Public is asked to avoid these areas at this time.

Emergency personnel is working an accident where a pedestrian was struck by a semi at the 53-mile marker in the southbound lane of Interstate 65.

The traffic in the area is backing up and delays are expected. Motorists are asked to find alternative routes.

No other information is available at this time.