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Train derailment in Wheatland

Posted at: 06/03/2013 9:51 PM
Updated at: 06/03/2013 11:49 PM



Emergency crews are on the scene of a train derailment in Wheatland.

The derailment happened around 9:15p.m. on the tracks near 1647 Wheatland Center Road. Monroe County Sheriff's Deputies say twenty box cars containing road salt derailed, spilling road salt in the area. There were no injuries.

Sheriff's Deputies expected the clean-up to last throughout the night and through the morning commute tomorrow. The railroad crossing at Wheatland Center Road is blocked and will remain closed.

The Sheriff's Deputies do not know what caused the derailment.

News10NBC has a crew on the scene and will have the latest tonight on News10NBC at 11 and www.whec.com