Train with hazardous materials derails in Detroit

A screenshot from a video of the derailed train, showing cars hanging over a street. SCREENSHOT: WXYZ.COM

DETROIT (AP) - A train carrying hazardous materials derailed on Thursday (Dec 12) in Detroit, authorities said.

Deputy fire commissioner Dave Fornell said 11 train cars derailed, including one that was partially hanging off a viaduct over a street.

"One of the cars does have hazardous materials," Fornell told WWJ-AM.

No other details were immediately available.

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