Norfolk Southern train derails in Perry County, Pa.

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OR JERRY. LORI, I’M GETTING OUT OF THE ROAD NOW BECAUSE IT’S SO DARK. WE WANT TO MAKE SURE YOU GET ALL THIS LIGHT TO SEE WHAT HAPPENING RIGHT. THINGS HAVE BEEN DELAYED A LOT HERE. ACCORDING TO NORFOLK SOUTHERN, SIX VEHICLES DERAIL THIS. ONE OF THEM EVEN FALLEN OFF THE BRIDGE AND NOW IN THE SOUTH MAIN STREET UNDER IT YOU CAN SEE THINGS LIKE THE CREW TAKE AN EVENING BREAK. BUT THE COMPANY SAYS NO INJURIES WERE REPORTED AND NO VEHICLES WITH HAZARDOUS MATERIALS WERE INVOLVED. SINCE THE DERAIL. NORFOLK SOUTHERN CREWS HAVE BEEN ON SITE TO CLEAN UP AND REPAIR. WE JUST WANT TO NOTE, WE DID NOT SEE ANY CREW HERE THIS HOUR BUT WE WERE WATCHING THE WORKERS ALL THE TIME. THEY USED HEAVY EQUIPMENT TO PUT CARS BACK ON THE TRACK. NOW MANY HAVE COME OUT TO SEE THE SHORTENED CARS, INCLUDING MANY PHOTOGRAPHERS. NOW, ONE PERSON WE SPEAK TO SAYS HE CAME TO TAKE PICTURES OF THE SUSQUEHANNA AND DID NOT EVEN HAVE THIS. NOW SOUTH STREET REMAINS UNDER THE BRIDGE. OF COURSE WE HAVE QUESTIONS AT THE COMPANY WHY THE TRAIN IS DERAILING.

Norfolk Southern train derails, car falls off bridge on way down in Marysville, Perry County

A Norfolk Southern train derailed, sending at least one car off a bridge early Friday morning in Marysville, Pennsylvania. Six cars in a row of 150 derailed. One of those cars fell off the historic Rockville Bridge and landed on the roadway below. The Marysville Fire Company shared photos with WGAL of the scene shortly after it happened. You can see those in the video player above. South Main Street in Marysville was closed off as crews worked to clear the scene. “We have no reports of injuries and no vehicles carrying hazardous materials were involved in the derailment. NS personnel and contractors are on site to clean up and repair,” a Norfolk Southern representative told WGAL. “As this work involves heavy equipment, there may be some local road or lane closures to ensure everyone’s safety – we appreciate the public’s understanding and patience during this work.” WGAL asked Norfolk Southern what caused the derailment. We had not received a response by Friday evening.Video below: Scene of derailment Friday morning.Traffic sourcesREALTIME DATA: WGAL’s interactive map.ALERTS: Download the WGAL app and get traffic alerts on your phone.REPORT: The Susquehanna Valley’s busiest roads, intersections.RADAR: Watch whether the weather affects the roads.

A Norfolk Southern train derailed early Friday morning in Marysville, Pennsylvania, sending at least one car off a bridge.

Six cars in a row of 150 went off the track. One of those cars fell off the historic Rockville Bridge and landed on the roadway below.

The Marysville Fire Company shared photos with WGAL of the scene shortly after it happened. You can see those in the video player above.

South Main Street in Marysville was closed off as crews worked to clear the scene.

“We have no reports of injuries and no vehicles carrying hazardous materials were involved in the derailment. NS personnel and contractors are on site to clean up and repair,” a Norfolk Southern representative told WGAL. “As this work involves heavy equipment, there may be some local road or lane closures to ensure everyone’s safety – we appreciate the public’s understanding and patience during this work.”

WGAL asked Norfolk Southern what caused the derailment. By Friday evening we still hadn’t received an answer.

Video below: Scene of derailment Friday morning.

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