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Lawton Train Derailment Causes Highway Shutdown

A train derailment on Saturday has caused the closure of Highway 62, 277 and 281 north of Lawton and south of Apache.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol said the incident happened around 1:30 p.m. No injuries have been reported.

The highways will be closed until about 9 p.m. Saturday night.

Motorists in the area are encouraged to use alternate routes.

The cause of the derailment is under investigation.

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