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Multiple fire departments in Westmoreland County responded to a train derailment Friday along the Norfolk Southern railroad tracks in Hempfield.

 

A county dispatch supervisor said the derailment occurred about 3:25 p.m. along the tracks near the village of Bovard in the vicinity of Georges Station Road. There were no initial reports of injuries or chemical leaks and no evacuations were deemed necessary, the dispatcher said.

 

Witnesses at the scene reported there were at least 20 cars derailed.



-- Edited by Calvin on Friday 8th of November 2019 04:00:59 PM

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If only the sumbitch had followed train handling instructions (hed still have a job)....

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3:25 PM? What kind of witching hour collision is that? Now, 3:25 AM. . .

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It happened during MIR. Think last time MIR was the 2 "stringline" derailments at Horseshoe Curve.

www.wtae.com/article/live-video-train-derails-in-hempfield-township/29742496



-- Edited by The Krink on Saturday 9th of November 2019 02:14:11 AM

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