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Eight people are injured in a vehicle accident in Raceland, KY

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RACELAND, KY -

Eight people were sent to the hospital after a crash on US 23 in Raceland, KY. The accident happened just before 10 a.m. this morning.

According to authorities at least 3 vehicles were involved in the crash. US 23 was closed to traffic for about an hour in order for emergency personnel to respond to the scene. The roadway has since reopened.

Police did not release details on the extent of injuries on this individuals hurt in the crash.

The exact cause of the accident is still under investigation at this time. However, they do say speed may be a factor.