Train Derailment

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9:00 am
Sun November 11, 2012

Train Derailment: No Answers Yet to Why Train Wreck Happened

Credit Louisville Metro

The clean-up from the Oct. 29 train derailment continues. Since then, residents near the site in southwestern Jefferson County have endured evacuations, road closures. There have been shelter-in-place orders as authorities dealt with dangerous chemicals, some spilled after the wreckage. And then there was the fire that injured workers.

But, as the dangers and disruptions recede, the question of how the Paducah & Louisville Railway train derailed endures. 

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