Freight train derails in Pittsburgh; no one hurt

Four cars from a freight train derailed in Pittsburgh on Sunday.
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Four cars from a freight train derailed in Pittsburgh on Sunday.

Credit: WPXI.com

Credit: WPXI.com

A freight train derailed in Pittsburgh on Sunday, with four cars coming off the tracks, authorities reported.

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No one was injured.

According to Jon Glass, public relations manager for the Norfolk Southern railway, the derailment happened in an area that is prone to rockslides.

The double-stack intermodal train was transporting shipping containers and no hazardous materials were involved, officials said.