The Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Co. reported a train derailment about 10 p.m. Tuesday near the intersection of Seventh and New York streets. According to Douglas County Emergency Dispatch, the company requested no help in dealing with the derailment. As of 10:10 p.m., the intersection remained clear with no visible sign of the derailed train. BNSF was unable to be reached Tuesday evening.
Train derailment reported east of downtown Lawrence
September 18, 2012