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UPDATE: Derailment cleared in Janesville

UPDATED Wednesday, January 22, 2014 --- 11:05 a.m.

JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) -- A train derailment has been cleared in downtown Janesville.

The Janesville Gazette says Rock County sheriff's dispatchers got a call of a minor derailment around 5 a.m. Wednesday. The Wisconsin & Southern Railroad cars are carrying grain.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press.

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UPDATED Wednesday, January 22, 2014 ---- 8:15 a.m.

According to the Janesville Police Department all roads are open after a train derailment Wednesday morning.

Police say no one was injured and the cause of the derailment is under investigation.

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Posted: Wednesday, January 22, 2014 --- 6:50 a.m.

A train derailment has closed the Five Points Intersection and Academy Street near E. Centerway Street in the City of Janesville.

Traffic will not be able to travel east or west on Court Street. The train cars were carrying grain, and there is no health risk in the area according to police. No injuries have been reported.


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