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Train derails at S. Choctaw and Sherwood Forest

Posted August 1st, 2014 @ 10:25am

BATON ROUGE - Police and firefighters are currently on the scene of a train derailment on Friday morning near the intersection of S. Choctaw Dr. and Sherwood Forest.

BRPD confirmed that six cars are off the rails and a HAZMAT crew is on its way to investigate. The derailed cars had cargo, but there is no word yet on what they were carrying.

Police said there are no reported injuries at this point.

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