Man Released From Hospital After Being Hit By Train

A man who was hit by a train in Whitley County is amazingly now out of the hospital.

22-year-old Alex Ricky Lawson was released from UK Thursday morning after police say Lawson was walking along the tracks and was hit from behind.

The incident happened at Kentucky 26 at Tyes Ferry Road in Rockholds.


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  • by Tracie Location: corbin on Jun 21, 2008 at 11:09 PM
    HE WASN'T SMOKING NOTHING I AM HIS AUNT AND YOU DON'T KNOW THE FULL STORY. AND HE WASN'T TRYING TO COMMIT SUICIDE
  • by john Location: Perry co on Jun 19, 2008 at 08:11 AM
    How can you NOT hear a train coming? Whatever he was smoking I would like to try it.
  • by Jim Location: Lexington on Jun 19, 2008 at 05:52 AM
    those SNEAKY Trains!!
  • by Goebel Location: Lexington on Jun 19, 2008 at 05:01 AM
    I think he was trying to commit suicide.

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