UPDATE: CSX train derails, spills hazmat in western Pennsylvania

Written by William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief

Thirty-two cars of a 178-car, 18,000-plus-ton CSX freight train carrying hazardous materials derailed early Wednesday, Aug. 2, in the small town of Hyndman (Bedford County), Pa., setting railcars and a garage on fire and prompting emergency officials to evacuate hundreds of nearby residents. No injuries were reported.

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