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PIKETON, OH – A man was killed when the pickup truck he was driving collided with a southbound Norfolk Southern train in Piketon Ohio on September 22, 2010 at about 5:15 p.m. in the afternoon.

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Piketon is in Pike County, Ohio in the southern part of the state about 71 miles south of Columbus, about 94 miles southeast of Cincinnati and 104 miles southeast of Dayton. ... Read More

Melbern, Ohio – On April 19, 2010 a Norfolk Southern freight train of about 37 cars derailed Monday morning at 9:22 a.m. in Melbern, Ohio. Melbern is just east of Edgerton and about four miles west of Bryan, Ohio.

The derailment of 37 Northfolk Southern rail cars occurred in two different locations.

The derailment started with about 25 cars deep in an 89-car train bound from Chicago to Roanoke, VA., railroad spokesman Rudy Husband said. There were no reported fires from the derailed cars which carried flammable methanol. ... Read More

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