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Train derailment shuts down road in Johnson Co.

Crews reopened a Johnson County road several hours after a train derailment shut it down late Sunday night. Officials said the detailment blocked a section of Highway 581in the Paintsville area. Crews cleared some of the cars and reopened the road. Officials did not release information on the cause of the accident, and did not say if there were any injuries or what the derailed cars were carrying.

Filed under: Johnson Co.


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