Friday, May 6, 2011

Train cars derail, damage track, bridge

A Union Pacific train carrying grain to the southwestern United States derailed Friday about one mile south of Normandy in northwestern Bureau County. The derailment occurred shortly after 8 a.m.
Early reports from Bureau County Sheriff’s Department indicated seven cars had derailed, spilling corn into an adjacent field, but Union Pacific Northern Region media director Mark Davis later confirmed 31 cars had derailed. Continued

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