Two CSX crew members hospitalized after train hauling ethanol crashes in Elkhorn City, Ky.

(Source: Television station WYMT, February 13, 2020)

ELKHORN CITY, Ky. Officials confirm two CSX employees have been taken to the hospital following the Thursday morning derailment in the Ratliff Bottom/Draffin area of Pike County. In a post from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 12 Facebook page, Pike County Emergency Management Director Doug Tackett said the employees were in "pretty good shape." The post also states the train was carrying tanker cars filled with ethanol which, among other things, is used in the process of making gasoline. People have been evacuated from the area as a precaution.

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Thursday, February 13, 2020

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