Ten freight cars hauling sand have derailed in a southwestern Pennsylvania town, closing down nearby roads.
Uniontown police sidy there were minor injuries reported in the derailment about 7:40 a.m. Thursday, but offered no details.
Officials with Carload Express Inc., of Oakmont, confirmed some cars on one of their Southwestern Pennsylvania Railroad trains derailed. A company official who refused to give his name said the train had 40 cars.
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It wasn't immediately clear what caused the problem. The railroad had crews and investigators at the scene.
Uniontown is about 40 miles south of Pittsburgh.