Cleanup continues after train derailed near Hampton, IA Monday

(ABC 6 News) – Crews continue cleanup after a train derailed in Hampton, Iowa Monday.

A spokesperson for Union Pacific said crews are working to repair the railroad bridge and the tracks and remove asphalt from Otter Creek.

At 3:30 a.m. Monday, a Union Pacific train with approximately 44 cars derailed over Otter Creek, near 190th St. and 4th St. NE just north of Hampton in Franklin County.

The train was carrying mixed commodities, and as a result of the derailment, some liquid asphalt spilled into the creek.

The cause of the derailment remains under investigation.