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Train carrying butter derails in Sellersville

No injuries reported

Train carrying butter derails in...

SELLERSVILLE, Pa. - At least three cars of a 23-car freight train derailed in Bucks County, but no injuries were reported.

The refrigerated box cars overturned after derailing Tuesday afternoon in Sellersville in Bucks County, according to the borough of Perkasie.

Officials said the cars were carrying butter. They said there were no injuries to the train crew.

Officials said 17 cars were carrying propane. They didn't derail, but there was a leak of diesel fuel used by the refrigerated cars.

Authorities were asking residents not to approach the scene of the derailment because "there can be many hazards related to an incident of this nature."

There was no immediate word on what may have caused the derailment.


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