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Train derails in Northampton County

UPPER MT. BETHEL TWP., Pa. - Crews are responding to a train derailment in Upper Mount Bethel Township, Northampton County.

Emergency communications officials said six train cars carrying sand derailed around 4:30 p.m. Saturday in the 600 block of Slateford Road.

No injuries were reported, according to emergency officials.

We're told the train's engine did not derail.

Officials said Slateford Road remains open while crews clean up.

69 News has sent a crew to the scene.

Stay with 69 News and WFMZ.com for updates on this story as they become available.


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