Intersections are still closed but cleanup is almost complete after a train traveling through downtown Brenham fell off an overpass shortly after 6 p.m. Monday. 24 Cars came off the tracks closing many roads in the area.
Brenham Police told News Three all of the cars were empty.
Officials from Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway, or BNSF, arrived Monday night to begin their investigation. Brenham Police have referred all questions about the cause of the derailment to BNSF
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