BRUNSWICK, Md. (WJZ) — A freight train carrying seven cars of grain derailed early Saturday morning in the area between Harpers Ferry, West Virginia and Brunswick, Maryland.
CSX officials say the derailment happened around 2:30 a.m Saturday as the train was traveling eastbound. As a result of the derailment, two of the seven cars fell into the Potomac River.READ MORE: With Cockburn Out, No. 17 Illinois Falls 81-65 To Maryland
A representative for the company says all seven cars were empty and there were no hazardous materials involved that could be potentially harmful to the environment.READ MORE: Maryland Weather: A Cold End To The Workweek, With A Winter Weather Advisory In Place For The Lower Eastern Shore
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No injuries were reported. The cause of the derailment is under investigation.