Young man airlifted to hospital after getting hit by train


FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A train hit a young man Friday afternoon in Floyd County, according to Kentucky State Police.

Investigators say the victim was walking along the tracks near the intersection of Route 80 and KY 777 in the Maytown community around 3:00 p.m. They think he didn’t see or hear the train coming.

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The victim was initially taken to Pikeville Medical Center, but later airlifted to the University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington, according to KSP.

The name and age of the victim weren’t released.

The accident is still under investigation.