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RTA reports uncoupling on Red Line Thursday afternoon

One person was taken to the hospital via EMS.
Credit: Cleveland Hopkins International Airport

CLEVELAND — One person has been taken to the hospital after a Regional Transit Authority (RTA) Red Line train uncoupled in transit. 

According to RTA officials, the incident happened Thursday afternoon when a westbound train separated between Cudell Station and West 117th Street Station. The train was heading towards Cleveland Hopkins International Airport.

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RTA police and Cleveland Fire members helped to safely evacuate all passengers. Officials say one person was taken to the hospital by Cleveland Emergency Medical Services (EMS). 

The current condition of the passenger is not known at this time. 

The Red Line has been restored, but riders may experience delays. 

This is a developing story. Check back with 3News for updates as we receive them.

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