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Train derailment in Grand Junction

Train derailment in Grand Junction
Train derailment in Grand Junction(David Jones)
Published: Dec. 29, 2021 at 10:53 AM MST
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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) - At 3 a.m. on Wednesday, a train hauling coal derailed in Grand Junction on D Road and S. 12th St.

Due to the location of the derailment, traffic was not impacted.

According to our crew on scene, 14 cars came off the track and two completely tipped over. Union Pacific Railroad crews report there were no injuries.

No law enforcement is on scene, instead UP crews are on scene responding, cleaning up the site and removing the derailed cars.

At this time, the cause of the derailment remains under investigation.

This article will be updated with more information once available.

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