Freight train derails Tuesday morning near Tehachapi

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Kern County Fire crews have been called out to a train crash just west of Tehachapi.

The derailment happened early Tuesday morning near Camp Drive & Lookout Place in the Golden Hills area of Tehachapi, according to K.C.F.D. officials.

The rail lines in the area serve primarily freight trains.

Officials said that several double stack containers derailed but only one slid down the embankment. The train engine did not rerail.

No injuries were reported. 

The train-cars were carrying auto parts.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

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