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Boy Seriously Injured By Train in Covington

One boy was seriously injured and another boy was OK after they got too close to a passing train as it traveled on the railroad tracks near Pike & Russell Streets.

Why the boys were on the tracks is not known at this time.

Covington firefighters closed nearby streets and stabilized the injured boy on the tracks, and then used a rope system and stretcher to lower him to the street below.

The boy was then transported away by ambulance with unknown injuries.

This story will be updated when more information is known.

-Michael Monks, editor & publisher

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