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Apr 9, 2014 7:10 AM

Train Derailment

PENNSYLVANIA - Two cars went off the track when a freight train derailed early this morning in Philadelphia

It happened around 3:15 AM in the Port Richmond section of the city.

The train was hauling hazardous materials when it derailed.

There were no reports of injuries and no tanker cars overturned or leaked.

A railroad spokesperson says it appears the tanker cars jumped the rail and landed in the mud after the rail cracked.


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