NTSB investigates train derailment in southern New Mexico

DEMING, N.M. (KRQE) – Two people suffered minor injuries after a train jumped its tracks in southern New Mexico.

Investigators say it happened when a Union Pacific Train derailed Tuesday afternoon between Deming and Lordsburg.

State Police say the derailment did not involve any other vehicles but does affect the railway in both directions.

Officers are now helping clean up diesel that spilled in the area.