Ohio train wreck: Nearly 20 cars derail after collision with truck

North Lawrence, Ohio fire crews, HAZMAT team responding

ByCourtney Shaw, WEWS
Monday, August 15, 2022
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A HAZMAT team has responded to the incident.

NORTH LAWRENCE, Ohio -- Nearly 20 train cars derailed in Ohio Monday morning after a Mack Truck collided with the train, local officials said.

According to the North Lawrence, Ohio Fire Department, 19 cars derailed on State Route 93 between Orrville and Youth streets about 7:45 a.m.

All of the containers that derailed were empty at the time, WEWS reported.

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No injuries were reported from the crash.

The Stark County, Ohio HAZMAT team is at the scene.

The road is closed while crews are at the scene.

This is a developing story; check back with ABC7 Chicago for updates.