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Train derails near Kiowa

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A Union Pacific Train derailed north of Kiowa, Ok on Sunday morning. (KTEN) A Union Pacific Train derailed north of Kiowa, Ok on Sunday morning. (KTEN)

PITTSBURG COUNTY, Okla. -- Officials say a Union Pacific train derailed in Pittsburg County on Sunday. 

Law enforcement and emergency crews responded to the area about two miles north of Kiowa, Oklahoma. 

Just after 6:30 a.m Sunday morning, officials with Union Pacific say one of their trains carrying 16 rail cars and a rear facing locomotive derailed. 

Of the derailed cars, officials say nine of them were empty. Union Pacific could not confirm what was inside of the other seven, but the train itself was carrying steel, grain and beer. 

Authorities and Emergency Management crews are working to clean up the area. 

Nobody was injured and the cause of the derailment is under investigation. 

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