4 Hurt in NS Crash in Kentucky

Four Norfolk Southern crew members were injured Sunday night when two trains collided near Georgetown, Kentucky.

The crash occurred about 11 p.m. on the former Cincinnati, New Orleans & Texas Pacific Railway near CP Akers.

Authorities said one of the trains was stopped when it was struck by the other. News reports showed a fire at the scene with fire fighters reporting that diesel fuel and vegetable oil had spilled.

Nearby residents were ordered to evacuate as a precautionary measure, but were allowed to return to their home before dawn on Monday.

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