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Two rushed to hospital after barn rafters collapse

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Two men were rushed to the hospital after rafters in a tobacco barn collapsed on top of them.

It happened just before 5 o'clock Tuesday afternoon off Briar Hill Road in Lexington.

Firefighters say when they arrived on the scene, the two workers had been pulled out by others in the work crew.

The fire department says one had a cut to the head and the other was complaining of leg pains after being briefly pinned.

The owner declined to comment.


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