Derailed freight cars being moved off tracks


GEORGETOWN, KY.

Norfolk Southern is moving derailed freight cars off the tracks after two trains collided in Georgetown, Ky., and sent four people to the hospital, the company said Monday in a statement.

Four train crew members were taken to the hospital after the crash as a precaution and have been released with no injuries, though one employee is still being evaluated, the statement said.

Officials say the trains collided head-on late Sunday, derailing both locomotives and 13 cars and igniting a fire that forced nearby residents to evacuate.

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