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

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.