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Train Derailment in Cimmaron County

Joe Denoyer - August 14, 2022 1:09 pm

Crews are working to remove 12 train cars that derailed in Cimarron County, Oklahoma.

According to the Cimarron County Sheriff’s Office, a BNSF train hauling coal derailed around 6:55 p.m. Friday near Boise City.

CCSO said no injuries were reported.

NS27/EW20 and Hwy325(EW19)/ W Main were initially blocked.

According to CCSO, Hwy 325 reopened around 13:30 a.m. Saturday after the the train was separated.

“Removal crews are on scene at NS27/EW20,” said CCSO. “Removal and reconstruction of the railway will be significant. Please continue to avoid the area.”


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