UPDATE: Two released from hospital after train derailment in Kosciusko County
Two people who were injured Wednesday night after a freight train derailed in Kosciusko County have now been released from the hospital.
It happened just before midnight, between N. 300 W. and N. 200 W., just south of US 6. That's east of Nappanee.
The train departed from the tracks, splitting its engine.
Two crew members on board were injured. Both were taken to Goshen Hospital with minor injuries, but they have since been released.
Officials with the train company, CSX, tell us that two locomotives and eight railcars were carrying 32 intermodal containers from Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, to Bedford Park, Illinois.
No hazardous materials were involved in the derailment.
It is not known at this time if severe weather played a role in the derailment, but CSX believes it may have been a factor.
"The way it rained, that would've been a real theory if that's what caused it," said one passerby. "Maybe one of the rails got a little loose. Because it came down by the buckets last night."
Roads are closed in the area until crews finish cleaning the scene.