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Train carrying crude oil derails on bridge over Schuylkill River in Philadelphia

By 69 News & Associated Press, (follow: @69news), news@wfmz.com
Published On: Jan 20 2014 01:49:39 PM CST
Updated On: Jan 20 2014 04:56:51 PM CST

A train carrying crude oil derailed on a bridge over the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia.

PHILADELPHIA -

A train carrying crude oil derailed on a bridge over the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia.

Police contacted the Coast Guard about 1 a.m. Monday to report that the CSX train went off the tracks on the Arsenal Bridge in the University City section of Philadelphia.

The Coast Guard said in a news release that a crew on a boat was monitoring the derailment near the bridge and another team that monitors for pollution is also at the scene.

Authorities said there was no report any of the oil has leaked from the cars.

It's not yet clear what caused the train to derail.