Motorists asked to avoid area near train derailment in Pascagoula

PASCAGOULA, MS (WLOX) - Police say a train derailed near a crossing south of Highway 90 on Industrial Road in east Pascagoula this morning.

According to Pascagoula Police Lt. James DeShannon Massey, motorists are asked to avoid the intersection of Highway 90 and Industrial Road for the next three to four hours.

"It was on a side track. It wasn't on the main line," Massey said.

He said no one was injured. Crews are working to put the train back on the track.

No word on what caused the train to become derailed.

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