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Train Accident In Jackson County, Ohio

By: By: WSAZ NewsChannel 3
By: By: WSAZ NewsChannel 3

Highway Patrol officers in Jackson County, Ohio say a train accident at the Noah's Ark Animal Farm has injured up to 25 people.

Dispatchers say the park train possibly flipped over, injuring those on board.

WSAZ has learned several children on the ride were from the First Baptist Church in Greenup, Kentucky.

The Department of Agriculture is in route from Columbus to investigate.

The Sheriff's Department says several people were transported to the hospital.

Folks living near the park tell us five people are seriously injured.

No word on the extent of those injuries.

We have a crew on the scene in Jackson County, and a crew in Greenup. We'll have the latest in live reports at First at Five, NewsChannel3 Six O'clock and here on WSAZ.com.


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