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Kentucky Discovers Tunnel From West Virginia

Kentucky Discovers Tunnel From West Virginia
An aerial view of the tunnel, highlighted in red, shows the difficulty the West Virginians had in finding the state line.

WARFIELD, Ky. (CAP) - Kentucky border agents investigating a caved-in road discovered a tunnel linking the Bluegrass state and West Virginia. It's the third passage of its kind, but the first to actually make it outside the state of West Virginia.

Maureen Lache, a spokeswoman for the Kentucky Eastern Edge Patrol Organization to Undermine Tunneling, said KEEPOUT agents found the 3-mile long, 3-foot-by-5-foot tunnel without much effort.

"It's unclear what it was used for, but inside we found trash and a distinctive smell indicating West Virginians had been inside recently," Lache said.

Investigators also found a hibachi and some prepared roadkill near the tunnel opening. The tunnel - which Lache described as "primitive" - surfaced in Warfield, Ky. in a strip of land between the border and a public parking lot.

"They were obviously a bit confused," said Lache, "because although the tunnel was three miles long, it only covered a distance of about 300 feet. It's not the first time West Virginians have tried to get out of their state."

A longer, more sophisticated tunnel was discovered in 2003, but both the entrance and the exit were in West Virginia. A tunnel found in 2004 was a link to the 2003 tunnel, although diggers didn't realize that and reportedly thought they had instead discovered a new race of subterranean people.

"We've now got a dedicated tunnel task force," Lache explained. "They work with KEEPOUT and state police to keep West Virginians where they belong: in their state."

Tightened border security since news broke in the Charleston Gazette that Kentucky actually has running water is the likely cause for an increase in tunneling out of West Virginia, Lache said. Legislators are trying to pass a bill that would erect a 15-foot tall fence along the border with that state.


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