Carroll bus wreck

Credit: WTVQ Lexington, KY
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Carroll bus wreck

Today marks a tragic anniversary in kentucky's history... the carrolton bus crash.

It was on this day 32 years ago that a drunk driver going the wrong way down interstate 71 in carroll county slammed into a church bus... killing 27 people.

Twenty-four victims of that fiery crash were children.

It is still the nation's deadliest drunk driving accident.

The driver... larry mahoney served more than ten years in prison.

The accident helped pave the way for stricter drunk driving laws in the state.

In lewis county... police say one person is

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