Cleanup underway after Kentucky derailment

NO INJUIRES have been reported after a coal train derailed in Hardin County, Kentucky, early Thursday morning.

Donna Schmidt

According to local news outlet WAVE, the 88-car Paducah & Louisville train left the tracks near Radcliff at about 2am.

Hardin County Emergency Management director Doug Finley told the station that 15 cars were lost – five overturned and another ten were jackknifed.

No hazardous materials were aboard the train.

Crews said scene clean-up would continue at least through Friday evening.

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