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PHOTOS: Train derails along LA 1 in Caddo Parish

4 years 7 months 9 hours ago Tuesday, May 07 2019 May 7, 2019 May 07, 2019 7:48 PM May 07, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

CADDO PARISH - State Police closed down a portion of LA 1 on Tuesday after a train derailed.

Troopers and hazmat technicians were called to the scene of a train derailment around 5 p.m. Tuesday on LA 1. The roadway was closed in both directions from LA 509 to LA 175.

According to Louisiana State Police, multiple train cars derailed—some of which contained hazardous materials. No evacuations were ordered, and no injuries were reported.

More information will be released as police continue their investigation.

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