Road closed in Butler County after train derails Tuesday

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BUTLER COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) — A road is closed after a train derailed in Butler County on Tuesday.

WLWT reported that a Norfolk Southern train derailed at the intersection of Wayne Milford and Hamilton Eaton roads just after 4 a.m., according to the Butler County Sheriff’s Office.

Officials said 39 cars derailed with at least 12 cars laying on the side of the track.

A barricade is blocking U.S. 127 south at Eaton Rd. and traffic is blocked at U.S. 127 north of Wayne Milford Rd. Norfolk Southern Railroad said they are sending two cranes to clear train cars off the road.

No one was injured and no hazardous materials were involved. The scene is expected to be cleared by 3 p.m.

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