Train derails near Kiowa

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KIOWA, Okla. (KXII) - Crews are working to clean up a train derailment just north of Kiowa.

It happened Sunday around 6:30 a.m. Crews said 16 rail cars and rear-facing locomotive derailed about two miles north of Kiowa in Pittsburg County.

They tell us the train was carrying steel, grain and beer but nine of the 16 cars that derailed were empty.

Nobody was hurt. The cause of the derailment is still under investigation.

We're told there was no hazardous material on the train.