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Train derailment blocks traffic in Galt

The Galt Police Department reports that a freight train has derailed, blocking vehicle traffic on some streets.

The derailment was reported early Thursday afternoon in the areas of C and Fourth streets and A Street, Elm Avenue and McFarland Street, according to a Police Department Facebook post.

Police said there was no initial report of injuries and no hazardous materials were involved.

The area is expected to be blocked for several hours. A Street, and Kost and Twin Cities roads area open to traffic.

Cathy Locke: 916-321-5287, @lockecathy