Officials Give Update on Norfolk Southern Train Derailment in Ohio
Multiple state agencies and Norfolk Southern officials confirmed on Sunday that the train derailment that occurred on Saturday in Clark County, Ohio, did not pose a risk to public safety.
The accident involved more than 20 cars going off the tracks of a Norfolk Southern train traveling from Ohio to Alabama.
Although a couple of liquid propane and ethanol cars were present, they did not derail and posed no danger.
The full investigation into the incident is yet to be completed.
In comparison, a train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio, in February involved hazardous materials that burnt within several of the train’s cars, forcing the evacuation of about half of the neighboring town’s residents.