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Train derailed near Barrett Road

Emil Whitis • Jan 19, 2012 at 11:32 PM

(UPDATED WITH VIDEO) Workers are cleaning up a train derailment that occurred Wednesday afternoon in the 5500 block of Barrett Road in Margaretta Township, near Hunter's Sports Bar.

Seven cars overturned, on the rail at about 3:30 p.m. including an empty petroleum car that leaked residual oil.

No one was injured and Norfolk Southern did not call local police or fire. Margaretta Fire Department heard about the incident and responded to the scene to offer assistance.

No road crossings were blocked by the derailment, but train traffic is stopped on that line.

For more on this developing story, pick up a copy of Thursday's Register.

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