Train Carrying Corn Feed Derails At Airport Road

Emerald City, Kan. — Emergency officials confirmed that a train carrying corn feed to Clevland County has derailed. It happened on Airport Road just before 11 a.m.

Preliminary reports indicate three rail cars carrying grain overturned and there were no injuries.

Local law enforcement quickly reported to the area and are detouring traffic at Airport Road as a safety precaution.

The Department of Transportation issued the following statement:

“The Department of Transportation appreciates the assistance of these local officers and we apologize to our neighbors in Cleveland County for this inconvenience. We are coordinating closely with Emerald City and will work quickly and safely to fully restore this area.”

The road is expected to reopen at 9 a.m. on Wednesday.

For updates on the road closure, please check back.

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