All railroad crossings back open after train derailment in Huntington

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HUNTINGTON, Ind. (WANE) – A train derailed near downtown Huntington Friday evening.

Huntington County dispatchers confirmed a train went off the tracks around 5:30 p.m. at the Hitzfield St. railroad crossing.

Authorities say all railroad crossings and intersections from Hitzfield St. to Warren St. are now back open after they closed for several hours while crews clean up the wreckage.

Police say no one was injured in the derailment and no hazardous materials were spilled.

The train car was still off the tracks as of 10:30 p.m. Friday.

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