Train derailment clean up could take at least a week

Train derailment clean up could take at least a week

UPDATE 7/8/11: Union Pacific says the wreckage from Wednesday's train derailment will take days to clean up.  Crews have repaired and cleared the tracks to allow trains to pass, but still have to remove the trains cars from the area, which sit a few yards away.

MINEOLA, TX (KLTV) - 24 train cars came off the railroad tracks around 3:30 Wednesday morning.

It happened near Hwy 80 and CR 2790 in Hoard, just 7 miles east of Mineola.

Fortunately, no one was injured.

But there is no word yet how it happened.

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