UPDATE: US 190 at Seth Cole Road in DeRidder cleared - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

UPDATE: US 190 at Seth Cole Road in DeRidder cleared

(Amanda Fallon / KPLC) (Amanda Fallon / KPLC)
(Amanda Fallon / KPLC) (Amanda Fallon / KPLC)

An accident between an 18-wheeler and a train been cleared, after causing a closure of US 190 near Seth Cole Road in DeRidder, state police said.

Sgt. James Anderson said an 18-wheeler loaded with wood chips attempted to make it over the railroad crossing and failed to yield to an oncoming train. The accident happened around 6:30 a.m. 

A train car derailed but it was not carrying any hazardous materials, according to Anderson.

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