Crews still working to clean up derailed train

Train derailment
Train derailment

DEKALB COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) – Investigators are still working to clean up a train derailment in DeKalb County on Wednesday.

The freight train came off the tracks on Tuesday around 12:15, in the 5600-block of County Road 58, just northwest of St. Joe, Indiana.

Officials said trains are once again using the tracks and all the wrecked cars were off of the tracks as of Wednesday.

The train had 14 cars and was carrying a load of coal at the time of the derailment.

Police said no one was hurt. The cause is still being investigated.

As of Wednesday evening, officials haven’t said when they’ll remove the train cars. provides commenting on many stories to allow for constructive discussion. In order to comment, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms and Conditions. Anyone violating these terms, including the use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinion of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, flag it so our moderators can review.

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