Union Pacific train derails in North Texas, 1 hurt - Tucson News Now

Union Pacific train derails in North Texas, 1 hurt

ALEDO, Texas (AP) - A freight train derailment in North Texas has left a Union Pacific Railroad worker hurt and nine cars and locomotives off the tracks.

A Union Pacific spokesman says the derailment happened before dawn Thursday near Aledo (uh-LEE'-doh). The area is about 15 miles southwest of Fort Worth.

Mark Davis says two locomotives and seven cars derailed. Davis says six cars were empty and the seventh carried a bulk load of cement that did not spill.

Davis says the 46-car train bound from Tucson, Ariz., to Dallas was pulling out of a side track onto the main line when the derailment happened.

Davis says a crewmember was transported to a hospital with unknown injuries. Further details on the person weren't immediately available.

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