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Child injured by train in Maysville

MAYSVILLE, KY (FOX19)  ---  The fire department says an 8-year-old boy has been hit by a train.

It happened at about 2:30 pm Saturday in the 1400 block of East Third Street in Maysville.

Emergency workers say the boy may have been playing near the tracks when he apparently brushed against a slow moving freight train.

The child was not conscious after the accident and was taken by medical helicopter to University Hospital in Cincinnati.

Witnesses say the boy's mother rushed to the accident scene.

Police say that the train is owned by CSX transportation located in Jacksonville, Florida.

The incident is being investigated by the Maysville Police and officials from CSX transportation.

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