Train derails in Southwest Arkansas

Ogden, Ark (KSLA)- A train has reportedly derailed in Little River County in Arkansas just north of Texarkana around 5 PM Wednesday evening. The train had approximately 100 cars of which sixteen to twenty two cars derailed in a rural area in Ogden.

According to local authorities, the train was carrying lignite coal. Clean up efforts are underway at this time and there are no reports of when the train will be back on tracks.

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