Cargo train carrying hazardous materials derails in West Virginia

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A CSX cargo train derailed successful agrarian West Virginia, but nary injuries were reported and nary cars containing hazardous materials mislaid their contents, officials said.

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The train derailed astir 4:15 p.m. Monday successful nan area of Low Line and Magnolia roads successful Morgan County and nan 9 derailed cars contained barren cement, calcium chloride and sodium hydroxide, according to CSX and region officials.

No removal was needed because of nan distant location, Morgan County 911 said successful a societal media post. Hazardous materials teams checked nan area and aft a reappraisal it was wished that CSX crews would grip nan response. The past section teams near nan segment conscionable earlier 8 p.m.

The West Virginia Emergency Management Division was monitoring the derailment and Department of Environmental Protection unit were headed to nan scene, according to a connection from nan governor’s agency and different authorities officials.

The origin remains nether investigation.