Train Derailment is Investigated in Olivet

Officials in Osage County are investigating what caused a train to derail west of Olivet.

The Osage County Sheriffs Office says they got a call from Burlington Northern Sante Fe Railroad 20 cars off a train derailed about 3:30am Monday morning.

The sheriff's office says the derailment made quite a mess, but no hazardous materials were on board.

The responding agencies include Osage County Sheriffs Office, Melvern Fire and EMS, and Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad.

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