Kentucky

Coal train derails near Barbourville

Knox County authorities spent part of Sunday afternoon cleaning up coal after a train derailed outside Barbourville shortly after 4 p.m.

Police officials said only a few cars carrying coal came off the tracks. The train derailed near Ky. 930, but the wreck neither blocked traffic nor caused any injuries, police said Sunday.

The cause of the derailment is still under investigation.

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