Freight train headed to Maryland derails in Ohio

FOSTORIA, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say 11 train cars have derailed in Ohio.

The derailment of the empty cars happened Monday morning about 35 miles south of Toledo in Fostoria.

The Blade newspaper in Toledo reports that fire officials say no hazardous materials were involved and no injuries were reported.

City fire officials tell WNWO-TV they expect traffic problems in the area because the CSX rail cars are blocking some main roadways.

The Blade reports that CSX says the train of more than 230 cars and five locomotives left Walbridge, Ohio and was heading to Cumberland, Maryland. The company says at least 75 cars on the train were carrying freight that included automotive parts, agricultural products and consumer goods.

The cause of the derailment is under investigation.

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