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Train derails in Hamilton, causing multiple railroad crossings to be blocked for hours

All railroad crossings have since reopened
Train derailment in Hamilton
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Train derailment in Hamilton
Posted at 10:30 AM, May 27, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-27 18:02:20-04

HAMILTON, Ohio — A CSX train derailed around 8 a.m. Friday at Walnut Street and Martin Luther King Boulevard in Hamilton.

Four boxcars went off the tracks, Hamilton police said. Two were empty but two others had vehicles inside.

Investigators said no one was injured and there is no danger to the public.

The following railroad crossings were closed as crews work to clean up the area from debris, but have now reopened.

  • Walnut Street
  • Martin Luther King Boulevard
  • Fourth Street
  • Third Street
  • Second Street
  • Front Street
  • Millville Avenue
  • Kenworth Avenue

Investigators have not said if they know what caused the train to derail.

This is an ongoing investigation and will be updated once more information becomes available.

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