A CSX freight train derailed in rural West Virginia, but no injuries were reported and no cars containing hazardous materials lost their contents, authorities said.

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The train derailed around 4:15 p.m. Monday in the area of ​​Low Line and Magnolia roads in Morgan County and the nine derailed cars contained dry cement, calcium chloride and sodium hydroxide, according to CSX and county officials. .

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No evacuation was necessary due to the remote location, Morgan County 911 said in a social media post. Hazmat crews canvassed the area and after review it was determined that CSX crews would handle the response. The last local teams left the site shortly before 8:00 p.m.

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The West Virginia Division of Emergency Management was monitoring the derailment and personnel from the Department of Environmental Protection were en route to the scene, according to a statement from the governor’s office and other state officials.

The cause remains under investigation.

By Sam