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Train derails in Ladysmith, leads to gas leak

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Ladysmith (WKOW) - According to our affiliate in Eau Claire, WQOW, a road in Ladysmith was closed as crews work to clean up a train derailment.

Around 5 a.m. Tuesday morning, Ladysmith police say a Canadian National train was passing through when one car derailed.

Another tilted on the tracks, coming to rest on Miner Ave.  No one was hurt.

The train hit a gas line leading to a business, which led to a gas leak.  We Energies arrived on scene and shut off the gas valve.  The leak lasted a short time and there were no evacuations.  The cause of the derailment is unknown.  Miner Ave. is expected to be closed most of the day while crews clean the area.

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