Wagoner County Cleans Up Wreckage After Coal Train Derails - NewsOn6.com - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - KOTV.com |


Wagoner County Cleans Up Wreckage After Coal Train Derails

Posted: Updated:
Photo courtesy of the Wagoner County Sheriff's Office Photo courtesy of the Wagoner County Sheriff's Office

Railroad crews are working tonight to clean up wreckage from a train that derailed in Wagoner County.

It happened northwest of the town Okay in the area of 100th Street and 90th Street.

Union Pacific says 27 cars are either off their tracks or on their sides.

There are no injuries and there is not a public safety issue involved in the cleanup, because the train was just carrying coal.

The coal train was headed into Arkansas. 

Union Pacific says the tracks will be shut down through the evening.

The railway says it's working on rerouting traffic to other tracks or systems to minimize the impact on other freight. 

Wagoner County Sheriff's Deputies, the Okay Fire Department and the Oklahoma Highway Patrol were working the scene. 

No word yet on what caused the train to derail.

Special Features

Live Traffic

Get the latest road conditions on Green Country roadways.

iPhone App

Get breaking news, weather, sports & video directly on your iPhone.

CBS Shows

Watch your favorite CBS shows for free online.


Looking for a website or event you heard mentioned on News On 6? Find it here!

TV Schedule

Need to know what's on TV? Check out our television schedule.

Live Radar

WARN Interactive

Special Coverage

  • Bridge Tracker

    How safe are Oklahoma's bridges? Use Bridge Tracker to find out now.

  • Fallen Heroes

    News On 6 honors our fallen Oklahoma heroes. View our interactive timeline.

  • Murrah Bombing Timeline

    Learn more about the events leading up to and following the bombing.

  • Storm Zone

    Watch tornadoes tear across Oklahoma and learn how to stay safe!

Powered by Frankly
News On 6
303 N. Boston Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74103
Newson6.com is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 KOTV. Oklahoma Traveler™ is a registered trademark of Griffin Communications. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.