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Norfolk Southern train derailment

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A Norfolk Southern railroad worker walks alongside the derailed train cars.

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Railroad crews inspect the front end of a tanker car, part of a Norfolk Southern train that derailed early Thursday.

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The wheels of one of the Norfolk Southern train cars is shown off the tracks.

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Officials said the roadway at the Crissey Road railroad crossing was damaged and will be closed for at least a week.

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A spectator snaps a photograph of the sixteen car train derailment at the South Crissey Road railroad crossing.

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Ohio State Highway Patrol Lt. William Bowers, left, and Springfield Township Fire Chief Barry Cousino inspect the aftermath of the train derailment.

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Norfolk Southern railroad employees inspect the train tracks for damage after the derailment of an eastbound train early Tuesday.

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A Norfolk Southern employee walks along side a derailed tanker car.

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Ohio State Highway Patrol Lt. William Bowers, left, and Springfield Township Fire Chief Barry Cousino evacuated an area of 800 feet surrounding the wreck as a precaution.

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Of the 16 derailed train cars, four remained upright, but 12 others piled up.

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In addition to leaving the tracks, some of the train cars were damaged in the derailment.

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