Train derailment in Allamakee County closes road - KWWL - Eastern Iowa Breaking News, Weather, Closings

Train derailment in Allamakee County closes road

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HARPERS FERRY (KWWL) -

A train derailment Sunday afternoon along the Mississippi River has forced a detour for drivers in Allamakee County.  Several cars of a Canadian Pacific train went off the tracks about 3 miles south of Harpers Ferry.  The derailment caused County Highway X52 to be closed to traffic.  A detour is in place using gravel roads.  The Allamakee County Sheriff's Office says no materials spilled and the train was not carrying any hazardous materials.

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