UPDATE: Train derailment cleared in Newberry Township


(Photo Courtesy of Lower Paxton Police Department)

NEWBERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa. (WHTM) — Rail traffic resumed in Newberry Township on Wednesday night after cleanup crews have cleared the wreckage of a derailment that occurred on Monday.

Norfolk Southern still has no idea what caused the accident and are still investigating.

According to York County Dispatch, it was a freight train that had multiple cars derail off the tracks with some turned on their side. There are no injuries reported.

Crews continued cleanup efforts on Tuesday lifting cars and damaged track from the location. Norfolk Southern says some plastic pellets were spilled but were quickly recovered. Cleanup continued and ended on Wednesday.

This is a developing story. abc27 will provide updates as they become available.

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