Train derailment halted traffic on Hwy 36 in Sealy

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A derailed train is blocking Highway 36 in Sealy.

A train derailed in Sealy on Tuesday afternoon, blocking traffic at a railroad crossing on Highway 36.

According to Sealy police, several cars from a Union Pacific train came off the tracks between 2nd and Main Street, but all remained upright. The train, which contained several dozen cars, appeared to be carrying gravel.

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No injuries have been reported. The derailment caused minor road damage.

Highway 36 reopened around 5:15 p.m.

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