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CSX intermodal train derails in Indiana (corrected)

By | July 22, 2021

No injuries reported in Wednesday morning accident

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CSX logoAUBURN, Ind. — An estimated 15 cars of a CSX Transportation intermodal train derailed Wednesday morning in Auburn. No injuries were reported.

The Kendallville Star reports the accident occurred on the south side of Auburn, a community of 12,000 about 20 miles north of Fort Wayne. Firefighters from Jackson Township and Auburn responded to the derailment, along with officers from three law enforcement agencies.

WANE-TV reports preliminary indications were that no cargo was spilled from the containers, according to  a statement from CSX. The railroad said it was working with first responders to assess the situation and develop a recovery plan.

The derailment blocked two county roads.

— Updated to correct subhead to ‘no injures,’ 7:45 a.m.

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