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Train hits vehicle on tracks, 1 injured

MetroSafe said the vehicle was hit by the train on the tracks near the intersection of Dixie Highway and Stonestreet Road shortly after 11:30 p.m. (Source: Google Maps) MetroSafe said the vehicle was hit by the train on the tracks near the intersection of Dixie Highway and Stonestreet Road shortly after 11:30 p.m. (Source: Google Maps)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A driver was rushed to a hospital for treatment after their vehicle was hit by a train Wednesday night, according to MetroSafe.

MetroSafe said the vehicle was hit by the train on the tracks near the intersection of Dixie Highway and Stonestreet Road shortly after 11:30 p.m.

The driver was the only person inside of the vehicle and was taken to University of Louisville Hospital. The extent of their injuries has not been released.

At this time it is unclear why the vehicle was on the tracks. Louisville Metro police are investigating the crash.

We will update this story with more information as it comes into the newsroom.

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