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6 train cars derail in Salt Lake City

Nov 24, 2023, 3:10 PM

FILE - The crew on a Union Pacific freight train works at a siding area on Jan. 24, 2020, south of ...

FILE - The crew on a Union Pacific freight train works at a siding area on Jan. 24, 2020, south of Tucson, Ariz. Rail unions want railroads to take some of the billions they’re using every year to buy back their stock and use it to improve safety in the wake of several high-profile derailments and hire more workers. (AP Photo/David Boe, File)
Credit: ASSOCIATED PRESS

(AP Photo/David Boe, File)

SALT LAKE CITY — No one was injured when six Union Pacific train cars derailed in the Salt Lake City rail yard Friday morning.

Union Pacific said the derailment happened at approximately 4 a.m. Friday, and hazmat was not involved.

The company explained cleanup work is underway at the site, with cars being cleared and the track inspected and repaired.

The incident is under investigation.

No other information was immediately.

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6 train cars derail in Salt Lake City