Lexington pedestrian seriously injured from falling transformer

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - A person was hospitalized with serious injuries after being hit by a falling transformer.

Firefighters say they were called out around 1:30 p.m. to the Marathon gas station near New Circle Road and Russell Cave Road.

According to investigators, a bank of four transformers on a pole had fallen off and hit a pedestrian below.

No word at this time what caused the transformers to fall. Kentucky Utilities personnel is on the scene.

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