Breaking news this morning.  The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says there was an accident involving a pedestrian and a semi today in Henderson.

Because of the accident, northbound traffic on US 41 is blocked near the Merrywood intersection.  Officials report that a crash involving a semi and pedestrian occurred near the 17 mile marker on US 41, at the aforementioned intersection.

While the investigation continues, passenger vehicles are being asked to self-detour around the crash site by using Elms Street and Watson Lane and/or Wolf Hills Road.  There is no detour available for semi trucks passing through the area.

UPDATE at 9:07am:  The accident site is clear and all lanes are open.