Train Derailment


A train derailment on the IC and E rail line in Ottumwa Sunday evening tied up traffic on the line.

The derailment occurred just off of Gateway Drive in Ottumwa.

At least three cars were involved in the derailment.  Crews were expected to work throughout the night to clear the tracks of the derailment.  The derailment knocked out a power pole in the area.

Cause of the derailment remains under investigation.  There were no injures.