33 train cars derail in Pennsylvania; no injuries, spills


GOLDSBORO, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say dozens of freight train cars derailed in Pennsylvania, but no injuries or hazardous spills were reported.
Chief Steve Lutz of the Newberry Township police force said 33 of the 133 cars on the eastbound Norfolk Southern train derailed and overturned shortly after 3 p.m. in northern York County near Goldsboro.
Lutz said all of the cars wre intact except for one car that contained PVC pellets. One of the overturned tanks carried crude oil, but none of it leaked, he said.
The York County emergency management office said no injuries, evacuations or environmental hazards occurred. Lutz said there was no concern about anything leaking into the Susquehanna River or drinking water.
The cause of the derailment wasn’t immediately known. Norfolk Southern spokesman Jeff DeGraff said the company is investigating and will complete a report for submission to the Federal Railroad Administration.


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