Several Rail Cars Overturned In Train Derailment In Ellis County Due To Damaging Winds

Emergency crews are responding to a train derailment after straight line damaging winds of up to 70 mph reportedly caused an estimated 15 to 25 rail cars to overturn Monday night near Gage, Oklahoma.

Monday, August 10th 2020, 10:31 pm

By: News 9


Emergency crews are responding to a train derailment after straight line damaging winds of up to 70 mph reportedly caused an estimated 15 to 25 rail cars to overturn Monday night near Gage, Oklahoma.

News 9 StormTracker Marty Logan was tracking storms in the area in Ellis County at the time of the derailment.

Firefighters estimate the overturned cars extends about a half mile long.

The fire officials said there were no injuries or fatalities.

This is a developing story. Stay with News 9 for the latest updates as they become available.

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