Railroad crossing accident in Jessamine Co.; no injuries reported

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JESSAMINE COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- Deputies with the Jessamine County Sheriff’s Office says they responded to a railroad crossing accident, but luckily no one was hurt.

Deputies say around 8:45 Thursday morning, a semi tractor trailer being driven by 66-year-old Souren Arakelian hit the crossing light and a concrete barrier after trying to turn around on Bakers Lane, just off US 27 in Nicholasville.

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They say a Norfolk Southern train was a few minutes from where Arakelian was blocking the railroad crossing. The train was able to be stopped and crews repaired the crossing light.

No injuries were reported.