Train derails in Kentucky, residents evacuated as precaution

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (AP) — Officials in Kentucky say a train has derailed and residents near the scene have been asked to evacuate.

The train derailed in Scott County late Sunday night, about 15 miles (24 kilometers) north of Lexington.

WLEX-TV reports that Scott County Emergency Management Captain Robert Duncan says buses were sent to evacuate residents living in trailer parks near the scene to an elementary school.

He says the evacuation is a precaution due to a potentially hazardous...

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