October 26, 2019: Derailment in Mancelona, Michigan

Michigan State Police are investigating a derailment that occurred on Saturday afternoon in Mancelona. Seven of the 23 Great Lakes Central railcars left the track. The cargo on board the train was non-hazardous so there was no threat to the residents in the area.
Lake Street east of US-131 will remain closed until all of the rail cars have been cleared. Residents are asked to avoid the area to prevent any injuries.

Michigan State Police investigating cause of train derailment in northern part of state