Man injured after train derails, crashes into home

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ATLANTA (CBS46) –

A man is injured after a train derailed off the tracks and crashed into his home in northwest Atlanta early Thursday morning.

The crash happened around 3 a.m. at the home on the 1300 block of Andrews Street.

The man was inside of his home sleeping when one of the train cars crashed into his bedroom. He was taken to an area hospital with cuts and bruises to his face but he is expected to be okay.

No word on what caused the train to derail.

Several train cars are off the tracks and blocking roadways in the area and it could be several hours before they’re uprighted and cleared from the scene.

Stay with CBS46 News for updates.

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