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Crane derails from train tracks in Norfolk

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Posted at 1:58 PM, Nov 20, 2014
and last updated 2014-11-20 14:16:17-05

Norfolk, Va. – Crews are working to remove a crane that derailed from railroad tracks in Norfolk near Colley Avenue on Thursday.

The crane was lifting a section of track when the crane swung around and tipped over, according to Norfolk Southern.

The crane operator was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. No other injuries were reported.

The incident remains under investigation. It is unknown when the crane will be removed from the tracks.