Report: Train derails in Clinton

CLINTON, Iowa – A train has derailed in Clinton, but there are no hazardous contents in the train cars, according to information from the city of Camanche, Iowa.

Camanche city officials posted this notice on Facebook Wednesday, morning, April 6:

“There has been a train derailment on the Union Pacific line. There is no emergency with contents of the derailment.  49th Ave. / S. 54th Street (Clinton) will be closed for an unknown amount of time. Please reroute your traffic if you use those roads.”

As of Wednesday morning, it was not known how many train cars derailed or the extent of the damage.


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