Update: Kentucky 15 open after train derailment

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PERRY COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - UPDATE: Perry County 911 officials say Kentucky 15 is open in both directions following a train derailment Saturday morning.

Officials opened the road around 12:30 Saturday afternoon.


Emergency officials say Kentucky 15 is shut down in both directions near Happy in Perry County due to a train derailment.

Officials say they received the call at 6:20 a.m. Saturday morning that a locomotive had derailed. However, none of the cars it was hauling fell off the tracks.

No injuries have been reported.

Officials say they expect Kentucky 15 to be closed for several hours until they are able to clear the area.

This is a developing story, we will update it as soon as more information becomes available.

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