Nobody hurt in Sandusky train derailment
The Columbus Avenue underpass closed as a result of the derailment
SANDUSKY, Ohio (WTVG) - Nobody was hurt after a train derailed in Sandusky on Saturday evening, but a rail crossing and underpass closed as crews worked to clean up the scene, officials said.
City leaders are asking people to avoid the area.
The train was carrying paraffin wax, city leaders said in a social media post. The material leaked out and hardened. It doesn’t pose any danger, officials said.
A spokesperson for Norfolk Southern said about 10 cars derailed. The train was traveling eastbound and had a total of 101 cars in it, the spokesperson said.
The Campbell Street rail crossing is closed as a result. The Columbus Avenue underpass is also closed until further notice.
It also caused a power outage in the area.
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