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LEE COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT/WYMT) - An investigation is underway into a train derailment in eastern Kentucky.
The Lee County Emergency Management Director tells us around 15 train cars derailed near the Old Landing community near Beattyville.
It happened around 5:30 Tuesday night.
We're told the train cars were not hauling anything hazardous.
Investigators say no one was injured and there's no traffic impact, because the derailment happened near a rural road.