BUTLER – Butler Sheriffs office is reporting that a train derailed at the intersection of Wayne Milford and Hamilton Eaton roads around 4 a.m. causing the road to be shut down until further notice.
The train was a Norfolk Southern train that was around 39 train cars long. The sheriff department says that most of the train cars were empty grain cars but one had a load of BMW cars that were damaged in the turnover.
In a live post on facebook the Sheriff Department said that the train was traveling around 12 mph, and not going really fast. That most of the train cars were on their side. No chemicals were spilled with the turnover. Norfolk Southern is currently at the scene and expected to open the roadway as soon as they can.